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Manage your herd feed requirements and your budget, with these tools.

Feed Budgeting tool

Having a feed budget is essential to making the best decisions around managing your feed requirements throughout the season.

This feed budgeting tool helps farmers look at feed supply and feed demand over a 3, 6, 9 or 12 month period to assist with making good tactical decisions around feeding cows.

Download Dairy Australia's Feed Budgeting tool (Zipped file, 1.45MB) directly onto your PC's desktop.

Note: It is recommended that you open the spreadsheet on your desktop computer (compatible with Windows and Apple). This tool is supported by the following versions of Excel: Windows - 2010 (v14), 2013 (v15) and 2016 (v16). Apple - 2011 (v14) and 2016 (v15). Mobile devices, including tablets (eg: iPads) and smartphones, may not be fully compatible.


Dairy Feed Tools is a complete feed management toolset for dairy farmers and managers. Feed planning, cost and resource management backed by Australian feed and pasture data to most accurately reflect the needs of your herd.

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Focus Farms

Dairy Australia has established a network of Focus Farms to support farmer decision making. Find out how Focus Farms looks at the factors impacting decisions at any point in time, including seasonal and market conditions.


DataGene is an independent and industry-owned organisation responsible for driving genetic gain and herd improvement in the Australian dairy industry and is an initiative of Dairy Australia and industry.

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