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Jean-Michel Ravet
Jean-Michel Ravet
Dairy and beef cattle farmer
Read Jean-Michels' story
"Heat Detection gives peace of mind."

About the farm

  • Dairy and beef cattle and crop farm
  • 300 hectares of which 115 acres is pastureland
  • Dairy cattle: 53 Montbéliardes plus 20 young stock
  • Beef cattle: 70 Limousin cows with 70 calves
  • Dairy cows average of 8.500 kg milk with 3.89% fat and 3.51% protein

Results

Improved fertility results
Because of automatic heat detection 24/7
- 0.3
Insemination rate dropped from 1.5 to 1.2
Peace of mind
Assurance that all animals in heat are detected
Bert Versteeg
Bert Versteeg
Dairy farmer
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"Two taps on my phone, and I see exactly where the cow is standing."

About the farm

  • 125 dairy cows
  • 100 calves
  • Run by Bert and Anja Versteeg and their son Robert

Results

23.5 months
First calving
1.4 times
Average number of inseminations for first-calf heifers
95%
Heat Detection accuracy
Ingolf Bohn
Ingolf Bohn
Operations manager at dairy farm
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"It has made our work a lot easier."

About the farm

  • Cooperative dairy and crop farm Am Schmooksberg e.G.
  • 300 cows in two barns
  • 1,800 hectares, of which 250 are used as pasture
  • 22 full-time employees, of which 6 are responsible for the dairy cattle
  • 9,600 kg per cow, with 4.1% fat and 3.5% protein
  • Animals are fed silage, corn, grass and concentrates
  • Lactating animals kept in 4 production groups

Results

191 days
Average days of cows in lactation
30.4 litres
Average daily production
25 months
Average calving age
Andreas Poppe
Andreas Poppe
Dairy farmer
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"I think my investment in Nedap COWcontrol™ will pay for itself within two years."

About the farm

  • Sandbostel, Germany
  • 225 cows
  • Cows kept in one large group

Results

2 years
Payback time of Nedap system
32 days
Reduced calving interval
2 hours
Time-saving per day
Jean Claude Menut
Jean Claude Menut
Beef cattle farmer
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"I can no longer live without it."

About the farm

  • 85 purebred Limousins
  • 85 yearlings
  • 145 hectares of grassland for feed production and grazing
  • Nedap COWControl™ with Heat Detection and Health Monitoring

Results

+ 15-20%
More heats detected than before
More cows calving
During preferred two-month window
Time-saving
System saves loads of time
Klaas Ane Jellema
Klaas Ane Jellema
Dairy Farmer
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"The work is now done much more quickly. We have been waiting for this for years."

About the farm

  • 400 dairy cows, over 330 are being milked by 5 robots
  • 250 youngstock
  • 120 dry cows and pregnant yearlings
  • 200 hectares of land
  • 3 full time employees

Results

- 100 hours per year
Time saved looking for cows to inseminate
Saving 2500 euros per year
Time saved looking for cows to inseminate
- 0.5 hours per day
Time saved looking for cows that haven't gone through robot