IDW 2018 Judging Panel Finalised

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2018 DAIRY YOUTH CAMP – TATURA, VICTORIA

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$10,000 Dairy Youth Travel Scholarship on offer

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‘Stylish’ genes of Australian cow sold to Portuguese farmer for $25,000

‘Stylish’ genes of Australian cow sold to Portuguese farmer for $25,000 A Portuguese dairy farmer invests in heifer genes from Victoria to boost ‘the beauty’ and productivity of his herd. In what might be an Australian first, the genetics of a Gippsland cow have been sold to a dairy farm in Portugal. The young cow was auctioned in Gippsland in Victoria’s south-east earlier this month by Lightning Ridge Genetics. “It’s a very unique transaction,” said Declan Patten, founder of the 18-year-old genetics company that sold the heifer embryo. “I think