Grupo Chiavassa, Argentina

Carlos Chiavassa, a second generation farmer, took over the family business in 1982. Later, his wife Pini, and his four children joined him, and the Chiavassa Group was born. In 2010 Carlos installed the first internal rotary milking parlor in Argentina, which led Chiavassa Group to become one of the main milk producers in the country.

Carlos Chiavassa, a second generation farmer, took over the family business in 1982. Later, his wife Pini, and his four children joined him, and the Chiavassa Group was born. In 2010 Carlos installed the first internal rotary milking parlor in Argentina, which led Chiavassa Group to become one of the main milk producers in the country.

“Incorporating Allflex activity and rumination collars was a key factor in reaching higher levels of productivity and efficiency.”

 Cristian Chiavassa, director

Challenges

Carlos needed to reduce cow mortality rate and empower abilities of farm staff

System

Allflex Heatime® Pro System with HRLDn tags for real-time heat detection and health monitoring

Benefits

Cow mortality was reduced to 6% and diagnosis resulted were improved. Ending visual heat detection allowed staff responsibilities to be reorganized, and new roles assigned to the team.

At a Glance

  • Company:Grupo Chiavassa
  • Location:Carlos Pellegrini, Santa Fe Province, Argentina
  • Herd Size:1400 cows + 400 heifers

Summary

In addition to adult cow mortality being reduced to 6%, Cristian Chiavassa, Group Director, adds: “We can diagnose diseases three days before symptoms appear because the cow modifies her behavior pattern.” heat detection is done completely through the Allflex Heatime® Pro system, allowing Chiavassa Group to reorganize work within the team and incorporate new functions that were not previously performed.

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