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.
Improving the production parameters that you selected
Once you have decided which production parameters you want to improve, you can find a lot of useful information and practical protocols on the HealthyLife site. Next to that, our specialists are here to help!
The Trouw Nutrition specialists have a clear vision about farming in a sustainable way. They help our customers to reduce their environmental footprint, to improve health and welfare of their animals and to improve financial performance of their farm. They are available to help you with improving your business in today's rapidly changing world.
Related articles to tools & advice
Making sustainable dairy farming profitable
Science-based solutions for optimum dairy performance
Adding Selko LactiBute to the ration increases milk production while increasing fat and protein levels at the same time. This results in an increase of Energy Corrected Milk of 0.85-1 kg per head per day.
IntelliBond’s increased bioavailability and the positive impact on fibre digestion and gut barrier function support well-being and optimizes animal productivity of dairy cows.
Farm-O-San Reviva is a highly palatable post calving drink for dairy cows, with large amounts of energy and calcium. It reduces the risk of hypocalcaemia and milk fever in dairy cows.
Farm-O-San Glucolac 40 Plus provides glucogenic energy and reduces the risk of subclinical or clinical ketosis in dairy cows.