Lifetime Daily Yield is key to dairy farm profitability
The Lifetime Daily Yield is an important indicator for dairy farm profitability12. Lifetime Daily Yield of a dairy farm can be increased by reducing the age at first calving19, by increasing the production per lactation29 and by increasing the number of lactations per cow15,16,1,7,21.
Choose your battles carefully! The impact of each of these parameters is different on each farm, but the resources required to improve each of these production parameters can also vary greatly.
Use the profit calculator to calculate a baseline profit based on the current situation on your farm. With the calculator you can change the key milk production parameters and measure the financial impact of improvements that you believe are realistic for you.