Breeding+ worksheet 2 - culling records

Published 23 December 13

Simple records of the age and the reason cows leave the herd can provide a valuable resource when looking to make breeding decisions.

This worksheet provides a calculation proforma for using overall herd culling figures alongside involuntary figures to working out the involuntary culling percentage and the average herd age.

More information on herd replacement can be found in the DairyCo publication Managing herd replacement - rates and costs