Cows at Thorncliffe Grange© Michael Priestley
Doubling fresh cow trough space and regular fertility discussions between vet, farmer and breeding experts have lifted pregnancy rates by 7% on a Yorkshire dairy unit. Pregnancy rates were averaging 18% for the year-round calving herd at Thorncliffe Grange, Emley, when farmer Andrew Parker signed up to Genus RMS. He quickly saw conception and submission rates lift as Genus technicians oversaw heat detection on daily visits. This soon took pregnancy rates to 20%, but attention to detail – including adding […]