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Intensive Dairy operations 

Agribiz provides veterinary, consulting, research, nutrition, animal welfare, hygiene and biosecurity services to leading animal agri-businesses and service providers worldwide. 

Nutritional Services


  • Nutritional inspections of dairy cattle including pastoral operations

  • Least cost ration formulations to optimise profitability

  • Nutrient supplementation strategies

  • Feed commodity selection, handling, quality assurance and storage

  • Optimising milk yields through nutrition supplements

  • Pasture and silage production, storage & management

  • Selection of feed mixing and handling equipment for intensive dairies

  • Gross margin analysis

Veterinary Services


  • Comprehensive health management consulting service

  • Disease diagnostics and epidemiology

  • Advice on veterinary medicines, vaccines and herd health programs

  • Low antibiotic usage programs and strategies

  • Advice on mastitis control programs

  • Advice on Artificial insemination programs

  • Biosecurity and hygiene inspections and programs

  • Animal welfare inspection and programs based on market access

Purchasing, Approvals, Transport and Exporting


  • Assistance in sourcing of cows according to international export standards

  • Assistance with export approvals

  • Advice on the supply of semen

  • Advice on live export procedures and transport programs

Quality and Inspection Services


  • Quality and Inspection Services

  • HACCP, GMP, quality manuals, hygiene, biosecurity plans and audits

  • Standard work instructions, staff training and internal controls

  • Dairy hygiene standards and inspections

  • Quality assurance programs for export approval

General and Operations Management


  • Advice on sales and marketing strategies

  • Advice on financial reporting to manage beef supply chains

  • Benchmark KPI’s of leading dairy companies

  • Analysis of product mix, margins and optimisation of profit

  • Value adding, packaging and marketing of products

  • Operational planning

Marketing and Supply Chain Management


  • Supply chain audits and support services

  • Complete supply chain supporting services, including marketing and management advice and supply chain audits, e.g. product mix, margin analysis and optimisation of profit

  • Value adding of products, packaging and marketing

  • Recall and traceability systems

Greenfield Developments / Business Expansion / Project Management


  • Greenfield Developments / Business Expansion / Project Management

  • Project management of large integrations from concept / prefeasibility / feasibility / scoping / financial control systems / market access / site selection / approvals / tenders / construction / commissioning of complete dairy product supply chains

  • Dairy product processing plants

  • Economic analysis, financial modelling and business plans

  • The design of dairies including specifications for dimensions, equipment, feed and water storage, services, alarms, controllers, cooling and ventilation systems

  • Preparation of building and development applications

  • Project management of construction

  • Advice on dairy herd information systems

  • Site based management environment plans

  • Best practice management of odour, effluent and solid waste materials

  • Advice on sustainability, energy management and biogas systems 

Production Manager / Dairy Farmer Training 


  • Monitoring of dairy cow comfort levels

  • Reading and using psychometric charts

  • Temperature and humidity Index

  • Feed storage strategies for dairies

  • The management of ventilated dairy sheds

  • The early detection of disease and treating sick animals

  • Optimising the environment controllers for cow comfort

  • Management of moisture and manure in dairies

  • Heat transfer, ventilation and dairy sheds

  • Understanding how to read local weather data

  • Developing effective biosecurity programs

  • Developing effective animal welfare programs

  • Effective newborn calf and weaning practices

  • Developing effective hygiene programs

  • Optimising milk yields

  • How to understand and calculate dairy industry KPI’s

Farming Management


  • Advice of improving the efficiency and effectiveness of all stages of dairy production

  • Advice on developing leading methods for farming dairy cows

  • Advice regarding dairy facilities and equipment

  • Assessment of the capability of personnel, farm management and staff

  • Advice regarding optimising cow comfort and seasonal strategies

  • Advice on improving feed efficiency and milk productivity

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