Kōrero: Dairying and dairy products

Herd testing (2 o 2)

Herd testing

Herd testing involves sampling and analysing milk from each cow in a herd. Together with herd recording, where each cow’s genetic and production details are taken, herd testing provides an important basis for breeding selection.

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Hugh Stringleman and Frank Scrimgeour, 'Dairying and dairy products - Breed improvement', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/15710/herd-testing (accessed 20 August 2019)

Story by Hugh Stringleman and Frank Scrimgeour, published 24 Nov 2008