Kingshay Dairy Costings - National

Published 19 December 17

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Monthly results for:

Oct-17

Sep-17

Monthly Change

% Change

Oct-16

Annual Change

% Change

Stock and yields:

Cows in herd (end of month)

208

207

1

0.5%

203

5

2.5%

Yield per cow in milk (litres/day)

25.3

25.1

0.2

0.8%

24.2

1.1

4.5%

Yield from forage per cow (litres/day)

6.6

7.4

-0.8

-10.8%

6.5

0.1

1.5%

% of total yield from forage

26%

30%

-3%

-

27%

-1%

-

Milk:

Butterfat (%)

4.16

4.11

0.05

1.2%

4.15

0.01

0.2%

Protein (%)

3.34

3.35

-0.01

-0.3%

3.34

0.00

0.0%

Bactoscan (000)

27

25

2

8.0%

26

1

3.8%

Cell count (000)

158

167

-9

-5.4%

170

-12

-7.1%

Milk Price (ppl)

30.78

29.66

1.12

3.8%

23.63

7.15

30.3%

Feed:

Concentrate use per litre (Kg/litre)

0.34

0.33

0.01

3.0%

0.33

0.01

3.0%

Concentrate price per tonne (£/tonne)

215

214

1

0.5%

202

13

6.4%

All purchased feed cost (ppl)

8.12

7.69

0.43

5.6%

7.48

0.64

8.6%

Margins:

MOPF per cow in herd (£)

153

139

14

10.1%

104

49

47.1%

MOPF per litre (p)

22.66

21.97

0.69

3.1%

16.15

6.51

40.3%

Please note figures may not sum exactly due to rounding

 Kingshay Dairy Costings - National

Source: Kingshay

 Rolling Annual Averages

Rolling annual averages to:

Oct-17

Oct-16

Change

% Change

Stock and yields:

Cows in herd 

200

196

4

2.0%

Yield per cow (litres)

8,075

8,010

65

0.8%

Yield from forage per cow (litres)

2,551

2,627

-76

-2.9%

% of total yield from forage

32%

33%

-1.2%

-

Milk:

Butterfat ( %)

4.09

4.11

-0.02

-0.5%

Protein (%)

3.28

3.27

0.01

0.3%

Milk Price (ppl)

27.18

22.40

4.78

21.3%

Feed:

Concentrate use per litre (kg/litre)

0.31

0.31

0.00

0.0%

Concentrate price per tonne (£/tonne)

214

202

12

5.9%

All purchased feed cost (ppl)

7.34

6.78

0.56

8.3%

Margins:

MOPF per cow in herd (£)

1,602

1,251

351

28.1%

MOPF per litre (p)

19.84

15.62

4.22

27.0%

 

 Please note figures may not sum exactly due to rounding

Source: Kingshay

 

 The tables above show the average performance of herds using the Kingshay Dairy Manager costings service. Although the sample size Kingshay use to collect the data is relatively large, it does not necessarily reflect the trends and performance of UK dairy herds. It is also worth noting that retrospective adjustments to the data may also occur.

 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.

For regional Kingshay dairy information please click here. For Kingshay dairy costings in Wales 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.