Milk Production Figures

Hamra boasts approximately 24 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. 

Hamra Farm - years at a glance

  2006 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Number of cows  195 231 236 235 231 238 239
Milk, kg ECM 10663 11250 11226 11184 11244 12500 11800
Fat content %  4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.3 4.5 4.4
Protein content %  3.3 3.4 3.4 3.4 3.5 3.5 3.5
SCC  140 114 118 152 120 126 149
Calving interval, month  12.7 13.2 13.1 13.2 13.2 13.3 13.4
Days calving – 1st insemination  86 88 88 93 92 89 90
Insemination / cow  1.8 1.7  1.8 1.7 1.8 1.8 2.1
Age 1st calving, months  26.6 26.2 26.1 27 26.6 26.6 25.3
Replacement %  37 36 37 29 42 35 38

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