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3 wk submission rate target on track?

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Sally Taylor

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06 November 2018

Are you on track to make the 90% 3wk submission rate target?

How many cows are you putting up each day?

Do this quick calculation: No. of cows in your herd x 0.9 21 days = target no. of cows per day If you are not getting as many cows up per day as you should then call your keyvet to discuss. It is very difficult to achieve a 6 wk in calf rate target of 78% if you do not get enough cows up in the first 3 weeks.

The average SR last season for 240 dairy farms in our area was 80%, with only 21 farms (<10%) achieving 90% Below shows data from the 2017/18 season:

 

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