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DairyBase Tools & Resources

DairyBase user guides and FAQs

The DairyBase user guides and frequently asked questions are designed to provide an explanation of DairyBase and the share authority system.

If you require further assistance after reviewing the DairyBase user guides and FAQs, contact the DairyBase team at or on 1800 548 073.

  • DairyBase Expert User Guide

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  • DairyBase Short User Guide

    PDF1.07 MB
  • DairyBase Data Sharing System

    PDF331.41 KB
  • DairyBase QA

    PDF817.67 KB

DairyBase input checklist and sheets

The DairyBase input checklist and sheets have been developed to help collect the information needed to create a new dataset in DairyBase.

  • DairyBase Blank Input Sheets

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  • DairyBase Input Checklist

    PDF543.98 KB

Dairy Farm Business Analysis fact sheets

These Dairy Farm Business Analysis fact sheets have been developed to assist in understanding the calculations and terminology used in the DairyBase reports.

  • Dairy Farm Business Analysis factsheets updated

    PDF1.27 MB

DairyBase supporting videos

This video animation shows how to break down business costs for an efficient Cost of Production (COP).
Gain an understanding on how the matching principle works and how to apply it to a business.
Answers to questions on building and managing a successful dairy business.
In this video, dairy industry consultant John Mulvany explains a resilient farm business as a balanced tower. The blocks of the tower are some key performance measures – both physical and financial.

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