Richlands Dairy Farm Inc.

  • by Brittany Jones M.S., Herd Manager - Richlands Dairy Farm Inc.
  • , Blackstone, VA
When I first began to use the Dairy Quality Inc. Dairy Health Check system, I’ll admit, I was skeptical. I had been previously relying on the CMT, monthly DHIA tests, on-farm culturing, and daily milking information. I thought how could this make my life easier and is it even accurate? Well, long story short, it’s great and has become a crucial part of my management decisions and practices. The Dairy Health Check system has helped me to significantly lower the herd SCC and keep it down. It has done this through allowing me to more easily identify chronic high somatic…