Most efficient milker

Alta and NMR have announced the winners of their new production and efficiency awards, with a Hosltein cow from Siôn Roberts, Anglesey, taking the prize for the most efficient milk producer.

In the efficient fat production rankings, Gavin Weaver’s cow, Perrinpit Marconi Dot, comes out top and is 195% above the herd average.

A second award was made to the top cow for lifetime daily yield. This went to Moet Sunny Flirt from the Moet herd, at Reaseheath, Cheshire. With eight lactations under her belt, Sunny Flirt has produced 163,106kg of milk and has an LDY of 33.4kg a day.

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