he cooperation agreement concerning the implementation of the 5K management program (5 keys to a dairy cattle farm management) between the SCHP “EKOPRODUKT” company and the GENOSERVICE Corp. company was signed in November 2014.
Heifers started to calve at the new EKOPRODUKT farm in the Samara Region in June 2014. In 3 years, by the end of 2017, the farm with an average number of 1050 dairy cows achieved the yield of 35 kg of milk!
This yield level puts the farm among the world's leaders and the animals also demonstrate excellent health. Cull rate within 2 months after calving is at outstanding 5%.
Very good results were also achieved in reproduction. The service period is 126 days (in 2015, when we started with reproduction, the service period was 252). There are constantly 53 - 55% of pregnant cows in the herd.
We have achieved such good results despite the fact that we have had ongoing problems with the production of bulky…