Wonder cow or workability nightmare

With Spring-calved heifers well settled into the dairy, now is the time for farmers to send in their workability reports.

Whether she’s a kicker, a slow milker or a delight to have in the dairy, DataGene wants to know.

This information is vital for the calculation of Milking Speed, Temperament and Likeability Australian Breeding Values (ABVs), and is also included in the three indices – Balanced Performance Index (BPI), Health Weighted Index (HWI) and Type Weighted Index (TWI).