This section houses reports on the numbers and percentages of dairy cows and herds enrolled on official and management programs as well as average herd sizes in various formats. numbers and percentages of dairy cows and herds in Canada enrolled in official and management programs. This section also contains average herd sizes.
Official - Supervised records
Recognized as an official milk recording service by the breed associations and the dairy industry. Minimum of 8 tests (24 hour, supervised with samples) or 10 tests required per year. Dairy Herd Improvement Field Staff required for all tests (if only 8/year), or half of the tests (if at least 10/year).
Management - Unsupervised records
Recognized as an unofficial milk recording service by the dairy industry. Production data accumulated for management purposes only. No minimum number of tests required per year. Dairy herd improvement field staff can assist as requested by producer.
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Enrollments on milk recording programs
- D041-1 Cows and herds enrolled on milk recording programs
- D041-2 Percentage of dairy cows and herds enrolled on milk recording programs
- D041-3 Average size of herds enrolled on milk recording programs