New Zealand’s Mark Townshend: Jerseys are More Production Efficient than Holsteins

‘Jerseys in New Zealand have gone through a period of being unfashionable,’ explains Mark. ‘However, a lot has changed since the 1990s when there were butter surpluses, to today when a ton of butter is 2.5 times the value of a ton of skim or non-fat milk powder. The Jersey population in New Zealand is static, but Jersey genes in the total cow popul...

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