Records for Season 2017/2018 vs 2016/2017




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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
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
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
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
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
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
Round length 100 100 100 100 100 120 100 83 69 66 58 52 41 33 29 26 23 18 23 27 28
Total biomass measured for farm (KgDM)




Pasture Growth - Week ending 1/06/2016 8/06/2016 14/06/2016 21/06/2016 28/06/2016 5/07/2016 12/07/2016 20/07/2016 29/07/2016 2/08/2016 9/08/2016 16/08/2016 23/08/2016 30/08/2016 6/09/2016 13/09/2016 20/09/2016 27/09/2016 4/10/2016 11/10/2016 18/10/2016 25/10/2016 1/11/2016 8/11/2016 15/11/2016 22/11/2016 29/11/2016 6/12/2016 13/12/2016 22/12/2016 27/12/2016 3/01/2017 10/01/2017 17/01/2017 24/01/2017 31/01/2017 7/02/2017 14/02/2017 21/02/2017 28/02/2017 7/03/2017 14/03/2017 21/03/2017 28/03/2017 4/04/2017 11/04/2017 19/04/2017 26/04/2017 2/05/2017 10/05/2017 17/05/2017 23/05/2017
Average Pasture Cover (KgDM/ha) 2951 2485 2400 2400 2325 2275 2191 2101 2139 2017 1985 1973 1925 1965 2188 2102 2356 2494 2485 2450 2000 1995 1960 2040 1949 1898 1975 1970 2108 2181 2226 2273 2066 1976 1962 1915 1893 1800 1911 1930 1974 2078 2108 2245 2347 2446 2232 2178 2079 2117 2238 2204
Average Pasture Growth Rates (kgDM/day) 31 10 24 22 20 21 12 23 35 10 17 31 30 40 70 77 85 68 52 50 50 60 44 61 44 44 57 47 54 50 56 57 23 32 42 38 27 20 50 30 34 37 47 47 46 31 31 32 27 27 30 17
Lost post-graze Residual (kgDM/ha) 1476 1317 0 0 0 0 0 1300 1406 1450 1500 1500 1500 1475 1475 1550 1500 1550 1500 1550 1500 1500 1500 1500 1500 1500 1500 1500 1500 1500 1500 1500 1550 1500 1500 1500 1400 1400 1500 1500 1500 1500 1500 1500 1500 1600 1500 1200 1200 1300 1300 1300
Highest pre-graze cover (kgDM/ha) 3910 3750 0 0 0 0 0 3642 3289 3200 2894 3026 2800 2700 3100 2850 3000 3100 3100 3100 2800 2800 2700 2800 2700 2700 2650 2600 2900 2800 2850 2800 2800 2700 2600 2600 2750 2700 2700 2850 2850 2850 2900 3200 3100 3100 3300 3470 3100 3215 3430 3430
Average area grazed/day for milkers (ha) 2.20 2.20 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.50 2.68 2.43 3.20 3.32 3.60 3.80 4.40 4.70 5.10 5.00 5.00 5.20 6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00 5.40 5.40 5.40 5.00 5.00 5.00 4.50 5.00 5.00 5.00 5.00 4.50 4.50 3.70 3.50 3.30 2.70 2.50 2.50 2.50 1.70 1.30 0.00 0.00 0.00
Round length 70 70 70 70 65 65 65 61 56 50 47 45 42 39 33 31 29 25 25 23 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 25 25 25 25 25 25 30 30 30 30 30 33 33 40 42 45 31 42 42 42 68 68 78 100 100
Total biomass measured for farm (KgDM) 443022 375156 0 0 0 0 0 314972 324856 0 0 292623 0 290937 327946 0 353184 373891 372638 355009 355009 269333 263270 274306 267194 262502 262502 26502 26502 26502 26502 26502 26502 26502 26502 26502 26502 26502 0


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  • Louise Cook
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  • Owl Farm
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