New Milk Cooling Regulations Proposed

New Milk Cooling Regulations

The Ministry of Primary Industries new milk cooling regulations proposal is in order to align our standards with those of our international trading partners. While this proposal has yet to receive final confirmation, it is likely to happen shortly so we recommend you check you milk temperature now to allow … Continue reading

Winner of Delaval Dealer of the year 2014 for NZ!

MacDougalls is your one-stop-shop… for farm equipment, water & effluent systems, engineering, electrical & plumbing and a full range of farm products & services.   Now in Pahiatua & Palmerston North. For over 40 years MacDougalls have provided a high level of service to our farming clients in the Wairarapa, Tararua and … Continue reading

Fonterra Deadline Extended

Fonterra Detergent Rinsing Programme deadline has been extended for full details scroll down to view PDF. This gives us and the farmers more time to implement the required changes. It has also been placed on DWS. After an initial round of testing Fonterra have provided some new guidelines about the rinsing … Continue reading

Rotary Milking Systems Safety Practices

Be Safe when using Rotary Milking Systems MacDougalls actively promotes rotary milking systems safety standards and compliance with the most current OSH regulations. To make sure you are compliant: read the .pdf document below, visit the OSH website or talk to knowledgeable MacDougalls staff in-store. ITS TOO LATE AFTER AN ACCIDENT! … Continue reading

Would you like a new Automated Rotary Milking System?

DeLaval are looking for ‘expressions of interest’ from NZ Dairy Farmers. DeLaval want to find a dairy farm interested in being the first to install the New Automated Rotary Milking System ( AMR ). If you are selected from those who register their interest …   Not only will you … Continue reading

Tough New Changes to Milk Cooling Regulations Proposed

Important ‘Heads Up’ on Proposed Changes that will Seriously Affect ALL Milk Producers! Fontera have advised that the MPI or the ‘Ministry of Primary Industries’ are looking to change the rules around the storage and cooling of milk on farms. Here are the currently proposed new Milk Cooling regulations: Must … Continue reading

New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards

Things have been progressing well with the New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards. Entries closed on 20 December and we are happy with the numbers and calibre of entrants that we have on board this year. The Entrants are: Farm Manager of the Year Sharemilker/Equity Farmer of the Year Sam Ebbett Duncan … Continue reading