Track 2-16: Dairying in Australia in the 21st Century

The 22rd International Grassland Congress (Revitalising Grasslands to Sustain Our Communities) took place in Sydney, Australia from September 15 through September 19, 2013.
Proceedings Editors: David L. Michalk, Geoffrey D. Millar, Warwick B. Badgery, and Kim M. Broadfoot
Publisher: New South Wales Department of Primary Industry, Kite St., Orange New South Wales, Australia

22nd International Grassland Congress Theme 2:
Improving Grassland Environment and Resources:
Dairy Forum:
Dairying in Australia in the 21st Century

Gaps and Variability in Pasture Utilisation in Australian Pasture-Based Dairy Systems

Sergio C. Garcia, University of Sydney, Australia
Cameron E. F. Clark, University of Sydney, Australia
Kendra L. Kerrisk, University of Sydney, Australia
Mohammed R. Islam, University of Sydney, Australia
S. R. Fariña
J. Evans, Dairy Australia, Australia

System Fitness of Grazeable Forages for Large Herds in Automatic Milking Systems

Mohammed R. Islam, University of Sydney, Australia
Sergio C. Garcia, University of Sydney, Australia
Cameron E. F. Clark, University of Sydney, Australia
Kendra L. Kerrisk, University of Sydney, Australia

Forage Options for Dairy Cows

Mohammed R. Islam, University of Sydney, Australia
Sergio C. Garcia, University of Sydney, Australia

Increasing Feed Conversion Efficiency in Automatic Milking Systems: The Impact of Grain-Based Concentrate Allocation and Kikuyu (Pennisetum clandestinum) Pasture State on Kikuyu Pasture Digestibility

Cameron E. F. Clark, University of Sydney, Australia
Mohammed R. Islam, University of Sydney, Australia
Ajantha Horadagoda, University of Sydney, Australia
Ravneet Kaur, University of Sydney, Australia
Helen Golder, University of Sydney, Australia
Sergio C. Garcia, University of Sydney, Australia
Kendra L. Kerrisk, University of Sydney, Australia

Increasing Feed Conversion Efficiency in Automatic Milking Systems: The Impact of Grain-Based Concentrate Allocation and Kikuyu (Pennisetum clandestinum) Pasture State on Milk Production

Ravneet Kaur, University of Sydney, Australia
Cameron E. F. Clark, University of Sydney, Australia
Ajantha Horadagoda, University of Sydney, Australia
Helen Golder, University of Sydney, Australia
Sergio C. Garcia, University of Sydney, Australia
Kendra L. Kerrisk, University of Sydney, Australia
Mohammed R. Islam, University of Sydney, Australia

Grazing Behaviour of Dairy Cows When Grazing Forage Rape in a Pasture-Based Automatic Milking System

Ajantha Horadagoda, University of Sydney, Australia
Cameron E. F. Clark, University of Sydney, Australia
Kendra L. Kerrisk, University of Sydney, Australia
Mohammed R. Islam, University of Sydney, Australia
Ravneet Kaur, University of Sydney, Australia
Sergio C. Garcia, University of Sydney, Australia

Animal Behaviour and Pasture Depletion in a Pasture-Based Automatic Milking System

Nicolas A. Lyons, University of Sydney, Australia
Kendra L. Kerrisk, University of Sydney, Australia
Sergio C. Garcia, University of Sydney, Australia

Comparison of Two Systems of Pasture Allocation on Milking Intervals and Total Daily Milk Yield of Dairy Cows in a Pasture-Based Automatic Milking System

Nicolas A. Lyons, University of Sydney, Australia
Kendra L. Kerrisk, University of Sydney, Australia
Sergio C. Garcia, University of Sydney, Australia