Interherd keeps tabs on performance

Padfield, Emily
July 2007
Farmers Weekly;7/27/2007, Vol. 147 Issue 4, p38
Trade Publication
The article discusses the application of the Interherd herd management software of NMR in the farm of Joanna Binnington. For Binnington's Thakeham Place Farm, allowing all members of the dairying team access to the same software has enabled targeted feed, health and cost improvements to be made, resulting in impressive performance statistics. Cow herd manager, Graham Tucker, enters all servicing data once a month and other data, such as mastitis incidence, on a more regular basis.


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