Kingshay Dairy Costings - Wales

Published 10 August 18

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 Please note figures may not sum exactly due to rounding.

  

Monthly results for: Jun-18 May-18 Monthly Change % Change Jun-17 Annual Change % Change
Stock and Yields:
Cows in herd (end of month) 190 190 0 -0.1% 197 -8 -4.0%
Yield per cow in milk (litres/day) 24.7 25.5 -0.8 -3.2% 24.6 0.1 0.3%
Yield from forage per cow (litres/day) 10.6 11.4 -0.7 -6.5% 10.4 0.2 2.4%
% of total yield from forage 43% 45% -2% - 42% 1% -
Milk:
Butterfat (%) 3.93 3.93 0.00 -0.1% 3.93 0.00 0.0%
Protein (%) 3.22 3.28 -0.06 -1.7% 3.23 0.00 -0.1%
Bactoscan (000) 23 25 -3 -10.0% 22 1 3.3%
Cell count (000) 168 159 10 6.0% 161 7 4.3%
Milk Price (ppl) 26.22 25.85 0.37 1.4% 25.86 0.37 1.4%
Feed:
Concentrate use per litre (kg/litre) 0.26 0.26 0.00 1.5% 0.27 -0.01 -3.0%
Concentrate price per tonne (£/tonne) 229 227 2 0.9% 217 12 5.7%
All purchased feed cost (ppl) 6.44 6.23 0.21 3.3% 6.21 0.23 3.7%
Margins:
MOPF per cow in herd (£) 127 138 -11 -8.1% 126 1 1.0%
MOPF per litre (p) 19.78 19.62 0.17 0.8% 19.65 0.14 0.7%

  

 Rolling Annual Averages 
Kingshay Dairy Costings - Wales
Source: Kingshay

  

Rolling annual averages to: Jun-18 Jun-17 Change % Change
Stock and yields:
Cows in herd  190 198 -8 -4.0%
Yield per cow (litres) 7,533 7,387 146 2.0%
Yield from forage per cow (litres) 2,515 2,548 -33 -1.3%
% of total yield from forage 33% 35% -1.1% -
Milk:
Butterfat (%) 4.13 4.09 0.04 1.0%
Protein (%) 3.30 3.28 0.03 0.8%
Milk Price (ppl) 28.67 24.10 4.57 18.9%
Feed:
Concentrate use per litre (kg/litre) 0.31 0.31 0.01 2.0%
Concentrate price per tonne (£/tonne) 222 208 15 7.0%
All purchased feed cost (ppl) 7.49 6.88 0.62 9.0%
Margins:
MOPF per cow in herd (£) 1595 1273 323 25.4%
MOPF per litre (p) 21.18 17.23 3.95 22.9%


Dairy Costings Focus Report

 

Please note figures may not sum exactly due to rounding
Source: Kingshay

Kingshay’s ‘Annual Dairy Costings Focus Report’ reviews milk price trends to March 2017 and ranks data by feed costs, yield from forage, region, yield band and herd size from Dairy Manager, with additional results from Kingshay’s Health Manager service, including fertility and cell counts. This report also includes information on Organic and Jersey and Guernsey herds. Electronic copies of the current and past issues can be accessed via the Kingshay website by clicking here.

For national Kingshay dairy information please click here.

Please note that figures for Organic, Jersey and Guernsey herds are available by contacting Kingshay or from the Kingshay Website. For further information or to contact Kingshay click here.