Dairy Farmers Switch to Grain Feeding

AUSTRALIA - A quarter of all the cows milk we drink in Australia now comes from cattle fed on grain - and it's not just due to the drought.
calendar icon 3 July 2008
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Once dairy farmers fed grain to cows to get through dry times, but increasingly the change in diet is to boost milk supply and protein content.

Steve Little, from Dairy Australia, says just four per cent of dairy farmers rely solely on grass anymore.

Source: ABC Online
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