These British Blue sires have the shortest gestation on the market and could save the average dairy farmer 0.27 ppl/day.
What does this mean for the dairy farmer based on a 500 cow dairy herd?
Avg Gestation Length (days) - 280
Avg Kingpin/Linchpin/Lord Gestation Length (days) - 277
Avg Litres - 8500
Lactation Length (days) - 305
Avg Litres/Day - 27.86
Milk Price /Litres – 0.28ppl
Benefit/Day = 0.28 x 27.86 = £7.80/day saved
Benefit over 3 days saved: 7.8 x 3 = £23.40/Cow
PPL Benefit = 23.40 ÷ 8500 = 0.27ppl