Animal monitoring can hone herd management

Animal monitoring can hone herd management

Actionable data provided by 24/7 monitoring offer dairy managers peace of mind in knowing they can get ahead of potential challenges.

By SHANE ST. CYR*

*Shane St. Cyr is SCR dairy field support manager.

DAIRIES run on data, and every day, producers pour over numbers — whether it's milk production, 21-day pregnancy rate, dry matter intake, health event incidences, heifer growth rate or many, many others.

While helpful and important, all of these data have one limiting factor in common: They stem from past activity and a

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