Brad Adams - Strathmerton, Murray Dairy Region

Farmer 1

Brad Adams

Strathmerton, Murray Dairy region

Brad bought the farm in January 2014.  His goals are to

  • Re-establish the farm and pastures (it had been out of dairying for a few years)

  • Lift milk solids towards 150,000 kg

  • Manage farm with exposure to unnecessary risk

  • Improve operational profit

  • Set farm to reduce reliance on Brad

  • Farm Details

    Farm Details

    Milking area

    160 ha

    Dairy

    15 aside double up

    Herd numbers

    200

    Annual stocking rate (cows/milking ha)

    1.25 cows/total ha

    Milk Production (Kg Milk Solids)

    -

    Homegrown feed (t/DM/milking ha

    -

    Homegrown feed in diet

    -

    Cows/labour unit FTE

    -
  • Farm Performance

    Farm Performance data currently not available.

  • Current Report Highlights

    Production

    Cow Numbers


    Kg Milk solids/cow/day


    Litres/cow/day


    Fat%


    Protein %


    Daily Income over Supplementary Feed Costs (IOSFC)

    Milk Price ($/kgMS)


    Income/cow   


    Supplementary Feed Cost/cow


    IOSFC/cow


    IOSFC/ha


    Comments: 

    For more information on Murray Dairy Focus Farms, go to the Murray Dairy website: www.murraydairy.com.au and click on the Focus Farm Project link. 

  • Detailed Reports

    April 2016

    March 2016

    February 2016

    November 2015