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-Duck & Jenny Kirby, West Coast Dairy Farmers
Solving On Farm Issues
Metabolic disease is a complex problem. Industry targets for milk fever are < 1%, however most farms are at 2-5% and a significant number are higher, at ~20%. At 2-5% the entire herd will be experiencing sub clinical symptoms.
Empty rates remain persistently high across NZ. The dairy industry target for the 6 week in-calf rate is 78%, however most farms are stuck at 65% and a significant number are lower still.
Whether it's converting feed to milk, meat or wool, maximising production is key to achieving a profitable farming business. Removing barriers to intake and optimising feed conversion are essential to reaching your production targets.
Research shows that up to 50% of clinical mastitis cases may not be associated with a bacterial infection. It's time to tackle the underlying issues behind persistently high SCC and mastitis.