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The importance of maintaining a long-lived herd by keeping cows healthy and reducing deaths are key to profitability during periods of milk price volatility. Referencing benchmarking data from 65 US herds over the last 10 years, US dairy business consultant Matt Lange told the Mole Valley Farmers Optimum Lifetime Performance Dairy Conference at Haynes Motor Museum, Somerset that farms able to maintain a profit or break even during poor milk price have a number of factors in common. “Death loss was […]