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Herd Details

Breeding Worth 143 / 49% (rel%) / Production Worth (rel%) 181 / 74%
Recorded Ancestry 99%

Average weight / cow 
Herd monitored walk over weighing 480 kg (December 2014)

Calving Start Date:
Heifers - 23rd July 2014
Main herd - 3 August 2014

Estimated Median calving date:
16 August 2014

Mating Start Date:
25 October 2014

Empty rate (nil Induction polocy) after 10 weeks mating - 13% (2014-15 mating). 6 week in-calf rate 73%

All colostrum cows are milked once a day for 4 days.

September 2016 Body Condition Score

BCS 13 9

 

Total kg/MS supplied
228,420
277,204
278,560
261,423
273.605
264,460
297,740
300,484 
 276,019
278,654
Ave kg/MS/cow
381
425
409
384
415
395
471
 477
440 
498
Ave kg/MS/ha
1414
1720
1744
1634
1710
1653
1861
 1878
 1725
1742
Farm Working Expenses / kgMS
$2.98
$2.68
$3.37
$3.88
$3.38
$3.86
$3.92
 $3.84
 $4.28
$3.87
Dairy Operating Profit / ha
$1,164
$2,534
$8,284
$2,004
$4,696
$6,721
$4,526
 $4,665
 $7,578
$1200
Payout [excl. levy] $/kg
$4.10
$4.33
$7.87
$5.25
$6.37
$7.80
$6.30
 $6.12
$8.50 
$4.60
Return on assets
4.4%
6.18%
14.6%
4.8%
7%
7%
6%
6% 
 10%
1.6%

 

Stock Numbers

 

Average 2003/04-2006/07

2007/08
2008/09
1 July cow numbers
631
675
704
704
685
694
665
650 
650 
580
Max. cows milked
604
654
680
683
660
669
632
 630
 628
560
Days in milk    
263
254
266
271
272
 273
 259
263
Stocking rate Cow equiv. / ha
3.75
4.05
4.2
4.3
4.13
4.18
3.95
3.94 
 3.92
3.5
Stocking rate Kg liveweight / ha
1,838
1,964
2,058
2,107
1,941
1,914
1,860
1,878 
 1872
1680
Cows wintered off. No. Cows / weeks
500 / 8
515 / 7.8
546 / 9
547 / 7
570 / 9
652 / 8.4
650 / 9.8
 650 / 9.8
 650/11.4
580/10.7
No. Yearlings grazed On/Off
0 / 118
0 / 157
0 / 171
0 / 200
0 / 160
0 / 166
0 / 141
0 / 138 
0/140 
0/126
No. Calves grazed On/Off
0 / 141
0 / 163
0 / 200
0 / 170
0 / 160
0 / 194
0 / 190
 0 / 156
 0/150
0/126
Est. Pasture Eaten (Dairybase) (tDM/ha)off    
17.9
17.2
16.2
16.9
17.3
 16.8
 14.9
15.7
Purch. Supplements - fed kgDM/cow]
550
317
415
342
259
463
359
 434
 506.8
300
Made on dairy / platform (kgDM/cow)
0
194
95
64
144
160
154
 93
 0
40
Applied N / 160 eff. ha    
164
200
185
260
340
 350
 250
143