Producing milk with uniform high selenium concentrations on commercial dairy farms
PT Doyle, CR Stockdale, ML Jenkin, GP Walker, FR Dunshea, PM Shields, A McKenna
Animal Production Science | CSIRO PUBLISHING | Published : 2011
We acknowledge the resources and assistance provided by Tom, Bev and Leo Phelan, Greg and Michelle Kirk, Malcolm and Wendy Cox, Cam and Jan White, and Roger and Karen Bentley. Funding was provided by Tatura Milk Industries Pty Ltd, Alltech Biotechnology P/L, the Geoffrey Gardiner Dairy Foundation and the Department of Primary Industries Victoria. Tim Harrington and Ridley Agriproducts staff assisted with pellet formulation, providing samples of ingredients used and logistics to ensure all farms commenced feeding high Se pellets on 7 October. Shelly Warde, Stuart Austin and Allan Thorson provided valuable technical assistance and Sorn Norng provided biometrics advice.