Dairy benchmarking

With the addition of a monitoring tool for dairy herds grouped within specific criteria, vets and advisers will now be able to compare performance of NMR recorded herds nationally, as well as within their own practices.

Introducing national benchmarks to the Key Performance Indicator, which was launched last year, is particularly useful for advisers with a small number of herds where local benchmarking isn’t feasible, says NMR’s Ben Bartlett.

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