How SenseHub Helped Motake Dairy Farm, Maharashtra Upscale Operations Easily - Allflex India (MSD Animal Health Intelligence) How SenseHub Helped Motake Dairy Farm, Maharashtra Upscale Operations Easily - Allflex India (MSD Animal Health Intelligence) : Allflex India (MSD Animal Health Intelligence)

Motake Dairy Farm, Maharashtra, India

Dairy farming in India remains a profitable venture generating stable income and awarding good management practices. The young generation of farmers is changing the way dairy farming production by adopting modern farming techniques & improved management practices. Mr Akash Patil, an engineer by qualification, leads a dairy farm of 300 Crossbreds cows in Jambhavili, Maharasthra, India which his father started with 9 cows. Akash believes that the key to run a profitable dairy lies in raising high merit calves at one’s own farm & develop them into high producing cows efficiently. Using Allflex SenseHub supported Allflex monitoring ear tags on 50 dairy animals brought down the herd’s average age at first calving and helped reduce the inter calving interval. He plans to scale his investment in cow monitoring to cover the complete farm.

"I have been using eSense tags with SenseHub® system from almost 2 years on my 50 HF Cows. My life has become easier as this system has reduced labor cost, manual intervention and guesswork for identifying heat and health status of individual cow and group. The accuracy of detecting heat is highly reliable to take reproduction decision. Also, with Sensehub mobile app, my farm is now on my palm. I recommend SenseHub Cow monitoring system for all my dairy farmer friends"

Akash Patil, Owner

Challenges

As herd numbers have grown the Patils were using conventional method of managemenent and saw the need for technology which can help them monitor the farm to overcome losses incurred due to missing heat and health status of each cow

System

Allflex SenseHub® with eSense ear tags.

Benefits

Patils found out SenseHub® has reduced labor cost and guesswork for identifying heat cow signal and plan AI schedule. He has become proactive in managing health issues.Hence, have increased profitibility of the farm.