1 Litre/Doe/Day increase in production in the first 12 months
Increased income by an extra $756 000 in one year
Mineral Correction for Production
Investigation revealed trace element and vitamin supplementation was not sufficient. After mineral correction and rationalisation of dietary inputs the herd increased production by 43%, from 65 kgMS/head to 115 kgMS/head over two years. The production increase is worth $1.2 Million.
PRODUCTION ISSUES IDENTIFIED
Trace element and Vitamin supplementation was not sufficient
Diet inadequate to meet doe requirements needed to achieve production
“Mineral Systems has given us more insight into the mineral status of our farm and better understanding of nutrition in our goats”.
- Allan & Lynne Karels, Northland