"In August, because we had so many more calves, we were 1,200 litres up per day over the same time the previous year. Percentage wise, that’s nearly 20%."
Bruce Glasgow, Derryvale Dairy
"The financial losses that the SCR tags prevented during the Three-day Fever epidemic equaled the tags' price several times over."
"Drug and semen savings cover three-fifths of the SCR system cost. DA-related savings – surgery, selling and replacement – cover the remainder. I'm confident it will pay for itself in 18 months."
"If a cow is getting sick we can catch it about a day earlier than we used to, before seeing it in lower milk production. If we put her on medication, we'll know much faster if she's getting better or not."