Records for Season 2018/2019 vs 2017/2018




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Pasture Growth - Week ending 4/06/2018 12/06/2018 18/06/2018 25/06/2018 2/07/2018 9/07/2018 16/07/2018 24/07/2018 31/07/2018 6/08/2018 13/08/2018 21/08/2018 27/08/2018 4/09/2018 11/09/2018 18/09/2018 25/09/2018 2/10/2018 8/10/2018 16/10/2018 23/10/2018 29/10/2018 5/11/2018 13/11/2018 20/11/2018 27/11/2018 3/12/2018 11/12/2018
Average Pasture Cover (KgDM/ha) 2430 2427 2446 2352 2386 2346 2304 2254 2222 2236 2217 2244 2267 2263 2230 2296 2444 2011 2185 2263 2267 2417 2093 2167 2167 2194 2328 2070
Average Pasture Growth Rates (kgDM/day) 23 22 25 19 23 20 20 26 27 27 35 42 50 50 49 61 74 60 74 74 69 79 77 68 67 80 87 77
Lost post-graze Residual (kgDM/ha) 1300 1300 1320 1320 1300 1300 1320 1350 1325 1350 1450 1450 1525 1525 1450 1490 1500 1500 1500 1480 1480 1450 1520 1500 1500 1520 1520 1520
Highest pre-graze cover (kgDM/ha) 3450 3530 3720 3800 3700 3850 4050 4200 3800 3600 3200 3200 3050 3201 2900 2890 3050 3000 2900 3000 3000 3050 3000 3000 2950 2970 2880 3100
Average area grazed/day for milkers (ha) 1.80 1.77 1.82 1.76 1.28 1.39 1.89 2.01 2.00 2.20 3.20 3.70 4.00 4.86 5.20 5.95 6.22 6.03 6.11 7.02 6.70 6.70 6.66 6.17 7.01 6.63 6.68 6.34
Round length 83 84 81 84 115 107 79 74 74 67 46 40 37 31 29 25 24 25 24 21 22 22 22 24 21 22 21 23
Total biomass measured for farm (KgDM)




Pasture Growth - Week ending 1/06/2017 7/06/2017 14/06/2017 21/06/2017 29/06/2017 6/07/2017 12/07/2017 19/07/2017 26/07/2017 31/07/2017 7/08/2017 14/08/2017 21/08/2017 28/08/2017 4/09/2017 11/09/2017 18/09/2017 25/09/2017 2/10/2017 9/10/2017 16/10/2017 23/10/2017 30/10/2017 6/11/2017 13/11/2017 20/11/2017 27/11/2017 4/12/2017 12/12/2017 18/12/2017 27/12/2017 3/01/2018 9/01/2018 16/01/2018 22/01/2018 29/01/2018 5/02/2018 12/02/2018 19/02/2018 26/02/2018 5/03/2018 12/03/2018 19/03/2018 26/03/2018 2/04/2018 9/04/2018 16/04/2018 23/04/2018 30/04/2018 7/05/2018 14/05/2018 21/05/2018 29/05/2018
Average Pasture Cover (KgDM/ha) 2262 2297 2296 2321 2348 2412 2426 2442 2390 2329 2331 2289 2367 2401 2376 2326 2331 2171 2228 2373 2486 2408 2367 2488 2220 2308 2258 2383 2351 2412 2237 2184 2190 2267 2390 2472 2494 2494 2651 2107 2102 2065 2065 2044 2113 2160 2142 2106 2176 2244 2362 2378 2416
Average Pasture Growth Rates (kgDM/day) 33 27 22 30 25 23 31 18 30 30 27 46 69 57 63 54 64 57 68 78 87 81 76 85 80 82 57 69 50 53 35 31 45 47 50 50 46 52 59 53 51 43 35 34 43 40 34 33 45 55 43 37 31
Lost post-graze Residual (kgDM/ha) 1300 1300 1300 1300 1300 1350 1300 1300 1300 1450 1400 1450 1400 1550 1500 1525 1550 1525 1550 1500 1450 1500 1500 1500 1475 1525 1475 1475 1500 1475 1475 1475 1475 1500 1475 1500 1525 1500 1475 1525 1500 1525 1475 1475 1475 1450 1300 1329 1350 1500 1400 1300 1350
Highest pre-graze cover (kgDM/ha) 3556 3556 3800 3850 4050 4050 4108 4150 3700 3586 4096 3602 3650 3216 3028 3024 3006 2942 3062 3500 3700 3500 3350 3150 3500 3352 4200 4042 3207 3600 3200 3200 3650 3350 3300 3200 32000 3000 2950 3262 3270 2800 2820 2812 2700 2873 3124 3200 3160 3510 3700 3521 3300
Average area grazed/day for milkers (ha) 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.20 0.65 1.50 1.79 2.17 2.36 3.50 4.50 4.80 5.60 6.20 6.00 5.80 5.50 5.00 6.00 5.40 5.00 5.00 5.50 5.60 3.70 4.50 4.20 4.50 3.30 3.80 3.55 2.99 3.60 3.37 3.70 4.20 4.50 4.80 4.70 4.20 4.00 3.36 3.37 3.43 3.83 2.81 3.08 2.72 3.35 2.17
Round length 100 100 100 100 100 120 100 83 69 66 58 52 41 33 29 26 23 18 23 27 28 25 27 30 29 27 26 40 33 36 33 45 39 42 50 41 44 40 35 33 31 31 35 37 44 41 43 39 53 48 55 44 69
Total biomass measured for farm (KgDM) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0


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