Milk Recording

Milk recording history

Breakthroughs and Controversies: Uncovering Milk Recording’s Past

Unraveling the enigmatic history of milk recording unveils a tapestry woven with breakthroughs and controversies. From its humble beginnings to its global reach, milk recording has left an indelible mark on the dairy industry. Amidst its evolution, disputes arose over testing errors and divergent intervals, prompting a call for standardisation. European nations recognised the urgency,

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Unlocking the secrets of milk recording data

Unlocking the Secrets of Milk Recording Data

Did you know that analysing milk recording data can unlock valuable insights into the health and productivity of dairy herds? By monitoring somatic cell count readings, farmers can detect mastitis early and intervene timely, reducing financial losses. Consistent recording practices and analysis of this data help make informed decisions about drying-off policies, improve herd genetics,

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Identify High SCC cows

Revolutionary Selective Dry Cow Therapy Takes Dairy Farming by Storm

In the ever-evolving landscape of dairy farming, a groundbreaking practice has emerged, poised to revolutionise the way we approach dry cow therapy. Selective Dry Cow Therapy, like a gust of fresh air, sweeps away the antiquated blanket administration of antibiotics, replacing it with a targeted approach that considers individual cow health and udder condition. This

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Identify poor performing cows

Uncovering the Link: Farmers’ Risk Perceptions and Milk Recording

In the realm of dairy farming, the connection between farmers’ risk perceptions and milk recording remains an intriguing and vital subject. Milk recording plays a pivotal role in mastitis control and selective dry cow therapy, reducing antibiotic use and improving herd health. However, despite its benefits, milk recording rates in Ireland still lag behind other

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