This calculator helps farmers to calculate the impact of lameness on their farm business, understand the breakdown of the lameness costs as well as the extra profit potential of reducing lameness through the Healthy Feet Programme or Healthy Feet Lite.
The calculator conservatively measures the financial impact of lameness and the extra profit potential by reducing lameness. There are many non-financial benefits including animal welfare and job satisfaction.How to use the calculator?
To use the calculator, follow these simple steps:
The calculator will give you a breakdown of your total lameness costs per year for your herd, per year per cow in your herd, in pence per litre as well as cost of lameness per day. The calculator will show you the origin of the costs such as fertility, reduced milk yield, culling and treatment.Potential Profit Potential
The calculator will conservatively report your potential total savings per year if your targets are met as well as your potential additional margin in pence per litre.Cost breakdown
The calculator will show you the origin of the costs such as fertility, reduced milk yield, culling and treatment.
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