Kingshay Dairy Costings - Wales

Published 14 November 19

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 Please note figures may not sum exactly due to rounding.         

Monthly results for: Sep-19 Aug-19 Monthly Change % Change Sep-18 Annual Change % Change
Stock and Yields:
Cows in herd (end of month) 191 189 2 1.0% 191 0 -0.2%
Yield per cow in milk (litres/day) 24.0 23.6 0.4 1.7% 23.4 0.6 2.7%
Yield from forage per cow (litres/day) 8.8 9.1 -0.3 -3.8% 6.9 1.9 27.7%
% of total yield from forage 36% 39% -2% - 29% 7% -
Milk:
Butterfat (%) 4.15 4.06 0.09 2.2% 4.10 0.04 1.1%
Protein (%) 3.42 3.32 0.10 3.0% 3.40 0.02 0.6%
Bactoscan (000) 26 24 2 7.8% 28 -2 -7.6%
Cell count (000) 167 176 -9 -5.3% 182 -16 -8.6%
Milk Price (ppl) 27.83 27.67 0.16 0.6% 29.85 -2.02 -6.8%
Feed:
Concentrate use per litre (kg/litre) 0.30 0.29 0.01 4.2% 0.33 -0.03 -9.7%
Concentrate price per tonne (£/tonne) 237 236 0 0.2% 237 0 -0.1%
All purchased feed cost (ppl) 7.66 7.26 0.39 5.4% 8.53 -0.87 -10.2%
Margins:
MOPF per cow in herd (£) 121 125 -3 -2.6% 124 -2 -2.0%
MOPF per litre (p) 20.17 20.41 -0.24 -1.2% 21.32 -1.15 -5.4%

 

 Rolling Annual Averages       Source: Kingshay 


Kingshay Dairy Costings - Wales
  

Rolling annual averages to: Sep-19 Sep-18 Change % Change
Stock and yields:
Cows in herd  188 193 -5 -2.5%
Yield per cow (litres) 7,871 7,458 413 5.5%
Yield from forage per cow (litres) 2,677 2,382 295 12.4%
% of total yield from forage 34% 32% 2.0% -
Milk:
Butterfat (%) 4.10 4.13 -0.03 -0.7%
Protein (%) 3.35 3.29 0.06 1.7%
Milk Price (ppl) 28.43 28.79 -0.36 -1.3%
Feed:
Concentrate use per litre (kg/litre) 0.31 0.32 -0.01 -2.9%
Concentrate price per tonne (£/tonne) 245 226 19 8.5%
All purchased feed cost (ppl) 8.18 7.76 0.42 5.5%
Margins:
MOPF per cow in herd (£) 1593 1568 25 1.6%
MOPF per litre (p) 20.24 21.03 -0.79 -3.7%

  

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

 Dairy Costings Focus Report   

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. 

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