Melkstad Farm, Brazil

Melkstad Farm, in the Castro municipality, of Paraná state in Southern Brazil, was founded in 2012. The herd has grown through IVF and purchasing, and currently stands at 3760 animals, including 1850 lactating cows.

Melkstad Farm, in the Castro municipality, of Paraná state in Southern Brazil, was founded in 2012. The herd has grown through IVF and purchasing, and currently stands at 3760 animals, including 1850 lactating cows.

“Our long-term goal is to increase pregnancy rate in the herd. With Allflex Heatime Pro our HDR has already gone up by 10%, which means we’re well on-track.”

Marcio Geraldo Hamm, Operational Manager

Challenges

According to Marcio Geraldo Hamm, operational Manager at Melkstad, there were two main challenges that needed to be addressed: reproduction and peace of mind.

System

Allflex Heatime® Pro System with HRLDn neck tags for real-time heat detection and health monitoring with HealthyCow24® application.

Benefits

The reports have been particularly helpful in making better reproductive decisions. But
perhaps most of all, Heatime Pro together with HealthyCow24 have given Hamm peace-of-mind.

At a Glance

  • Company:Melkstad Farm
  • Location:Castro, Paraná, Brazil
  • Herd Size:3760 cattle, including 1850 lactating cows

Summary

Once installed, the benefits of Allflex Heatime Pro were almost immediate. As Hamm says: “It’s a very easy system to use, and farm workers quickly began using the Heat, Health, Rumination and Heat Stress reports on a regular basis.”

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