Adele Walker, Breeding Advisor in Northern Victoria, aims to boost cows’ health across Australia and help farmers build productive, profitable herds.
Adele Walker wasn’t born on a farm, nor was she a child who loves cows like she does today. In fact, growing up in suburban Melbourne, she didn’t interact with cows or farming until after she was married and had children. Sometimes, a change in lifestyle is all it takes.
“My late husband and I originally lived in Melbourne with our two young kids, but we decided we needed an easier, more relaxed lifestyle,” she reminisces. “We threw caution to the wind and bought a big farm near Benalla, Northeast Victoria, and we had agisted cattle by the time we got there,” she adds.