Chácara Sempre Verde, Brazil

Chácara Sempre Verde, in the Castro municipality of Paraná state in Southern Brazil, was founded in 1994. Rapid growth was achieved with the use of sexed semen, and the herd now numbers 690 animals, including 340 lactating cows.

Chácara Sempre Verde, in the Castro municipality of Paraná state in Southern Brazil, was founded in 1994. Rapid growth was achieved with the use of sexed semen, and the herd now numbers 690 animals, including 340 lactating cows.

“As we continue to expand the herd, the heat detection and labor-saving benefits of Allflex Heatime Pro+ have become increasingly vital to achieving our goals.”

 Douwe J. Groenwold, Owner

Challenges

“We needed a new management strategy to gain more control over the herd.”

System

Allflex Heatime® Pro+ System with HRLDn neck tags and eSense ear tags for real-time heat detection and health monitoring + DataFlow™ II systems and HealthyCow24® application.

Benefits

“We now use it daily for heat detection and to monitor cows’ health and Postpartum mainly through reports, as well as the reproductive and health management schedules.”

At a Glance

  • Company:Chácara Sempre Verde
  • Location:Castro, Paraná, Brazil
  • Herd Size:690 cattle, including 340 dairy cows

Summary

“Heatime also allows me to make quick decisions for animals with a low health index,” continues Groenwold, “which means not only is disease being identified earlier, but I can better see if medical treatments are working.”

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