Outwintering Survey Executive Summary

Published 13 March 13

This executive summary is a survey of current practice among farmers outwintering replacement dairy heifers in Great Britain

To determine current outwintering practice, a survey was posted to 120 farmers that were known to be, or have recently outwintered replacement heifers. The questionnaire was posted in April 2012, with a follow up sent to non-returnees at the end of April, and then again at the beginning of August 2012.