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John Penry

Technical and Innovation Manager, Dairy Australia 

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Bachelor of Veterinary Science;
Master of Veterinary Studies (Dairy Medicine and Management);
Member of the Australian College of Veterinary Scientists (Ruminant Nutrition);
Diploma of Human Resources Management (Dairy);
Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.


John has worked in the dairy industry as a practicing vet and industry consultant for 20 years. He has extensive experience as a developer and trainer in many of the national dairy programs (Countdown, InCalf, Grains2Milk, feed.FIBRE.future).

John has expertise in:

  • ruminant nutrition;
  • milk quality management;
  • herd health and fertility;
  • large herd management;
  • business analysis, strategic planning and cash flow budgeting;
  • human resource management; and
  • group facilitation.