Cell count contributors

  • When frustration sets in!

    Leon's cell count chart

    “I culled the 10 highest cell count cows and the cell count didn’t change – not at all!”

    Leon* was frustrated – very frustrated!

    He milks about 300 cows in Northern Victoria with a spring/autumn split calving system, and I could hear the frustration in his voice.

    Leon supplies a processor where the premium payment threshold for Bulk Milk Cell Count (BMCC) is 250,000 cells/ml. The farm has been constantly in and out of premium band for a couple of years now, and nothing he has done has solved the problem.

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