A dairy cow© Tim Scrivener
Genomics is a tool that can be used to really drive the profitability of dairy systems, yet it’s still not being used to its full potential by many producers. US genetics guru Levi Gassaway says that for decades, dairy producers selected for milk because it was the main driver of profitability. But in recent years cost to margin ratio has shifted from 50:50 to 80:20, driving down margins. See also: How genomics could benefit even top-ranked dairy herds To capitalise on […]