Milk Production Figures

Hamra boasts approximately 230 milk producing cows in three different barns and has been run as a commercial enterprise since 1901. It produces milk in both stanchion and loose-housing environments.

During 2011, an average of 11000 litres of milk per cow (35 litres per cow/day) was produced. In 2012 we are a bit above 12000 litres of milk per cow.

 

Hamra Farm - years at a glance

  2002 2004 2006 2008 2009 2010 2011
Number of cows  178 185 195 231 236 235 231
Milk, kg ECM 11383  10776  10663  11250  11226 11184 11244
Fat content %  4.0  4.0  4.1  4.2  4.3 4.4 4.3
Protein content %  3.2  3.3  3.3  3.4  3.4 3.4 3.5
SCC  130 173 140 114 118 152 120
Number of cows > 10 000 kg / year  94 76 90 107 110 115 131
Calving interval, month  13.1  12.5  12.7  13.2  13.1 13.2 13.2
Days calving – 1st insemination  85 81 86 88 88 93 92
Insemination / cow  1.7  1.6  1.8  1.7  1.8 1.7 1.8
Age 1st calving, months  27.4  27.1  26.6  26.2  26.1 27 26.6
Replacement %  43 43 37 36 37 29 42

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