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A26*Lancaster Farming, Saturday, April 24, 1993
Dixie L. Burris, membership development,
Call 1-800-DHI-TEST for information.
How Does Your Herd Compare?
STATE COLLEGE (Centre Co.) —This data is pulled from Pennsyl
vania DHlA’s mainframe computer each week. It is a one-wcek sum
mary representing approximately one-fourth of the herds on test, as they
are tested monthly.
These data are valuable from a business management standpoint and
can be used for comparing your operations to the averages from almost
1,400 herds across the state.
DHIA Averages for all herds processed between 3/27/93 and 4/03/93
Number of Herds Processed
Number of Cows Processed
Number of Cows Per Herd
Milk Per Cow (Lbs)
Fat Per Cow (Lbs)
IN LANCASTER, WESTERN
H* YORK & WESTERN
W CHESTER COUNTIES
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Protein Per Cow (Lbs)
Average Days in Milk Per Cow
♦Value for CWT Milk(s)
♦Value for CWT Grain(s)
♦Value for CWT Hay(s)
♦Value for CWT Silage(s)
♦Value for Pasture Per Day(s)
♦Value for Milk Per Cow Per
♦Feed Consumed Per Cow Per
D: Day Pasture
♦Feed Cost Per Cow Per Year(s)
♦Total Feed Cost Per Cow Per
♦lncome Over Feed Costs Per
♦Grain to Milk Ratio
♦Feed Cost Per CWT Milk(s)
Avg Level For 929 SCC Herds
’Member generated figures
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881 W. Main St.
Maw Holland, PA 17557
Average Farm Feed
Costs For Handy
To help fanners across the state
to have handy reference of com
modity input costs in their feeding
operations for DHIA record sheets
or to develop livestock feed cost
data, here’s this week’s average
costs of various ingredients as
compiled from regional reports
across the stale of Pennsylvania.
Remember these are averages so
you will need to adjust your figures
up or down according to your loca
tion and the quality of your crop.
Com. No. 2y - 2.42 BU. 4.33
Wheat, No. 2-3.31 BU. 5.53
Barley, No. 3 - 1.92 BU. 4.10
Oats, No. 2-1.65 BU. 5.15
Soybeans. No. 1 - 5.64 BU. 9.42
Ear Com - 64.86 TON 3.24
Alfalfa Hay - 102.25 TON 5.11
Mixed Hay - 94.25 TON 4.71
Timothy Hay - 101.00 TON