Installing a cow herd management system in a dairy farm

A young female farmer used RDP support to install a cow herd management system which improved the economic and animal welfare performance of the farm.

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Project summary: 

The beneficiary Mrs Milena Chodnicka is a young female farmer who owns dairy cattle farm. Previously, she had invested in building a new cowshed using RDP support. However, she wanted to improve the productivity of her farm further, whilst keeping her feeding costs to a minimum. Thus, she applied for RDP funding to install a new cow herd management system for managing the feeding and reproduction of the cattle in her new cowshed. 

Project results: 

The new herd management system allowed the number of dairy cows to increase to 124 head: and
The milk production increased on the farm.