Discussion created on 02/15/2018

Dairy Farm Management and challenges

Why Dairy Farm Fails? Steps to overcome the challenges. Why dairy farm fails? Poor selection of cattle (breed, age, health etc.) Absence of standard operating procedures Absence or poor execution of breeding Methods. Getting Dairy loans at high interest rates. Bio-security to animals Non-adherence to proven and prescribed procedures Dependence on either illiterates (laborers etc) or incorrect source of knowledge. Absence of passion and integrity on the part of farm promoters / management. Poor animal maintenance. Absence of organic/Natural water supplements. Steps to Overcome the challenges: Implementing Automation for fooder management and Machine cutters to avoid wastage of fooders. Milking of cows manually (or) Taking good care while machine milking to avoid damages to cow tits. Sourcing of livestock from Trustable source - Breed Selection and animal selection. Man power planning for dairy form. Breeding Policy and execution Bio – Security policy - Natural and Artificial insemination. Milk marketing or processing Creating own organic water supplements to cows for better milk yields and maintaining cows health - Cost Effective. (Instead of artificial Supplements) Regular Vaccination to Dairy animals. Take financial assistance at small interest rates (or) start a small dairy farm and develop it to big over a period of time. Take animal insurance for safety.

"Success never comes for free, it requires hardwork and smartness"

Olai Dairy Dealer
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