Lower Costs/Kg = Higher Profits/Cow (And Vice Versa)

From dairy farmers’ costs of production data in the Wessex area, the attached graph compares costs of production per kg of milk solids vs profit per cow. £3.50/kg milk solids output is equivalent to 26 ppl cost at standard litre.  Again, these costs are comparable for all farms, excluding rent and finance and BPS, but […]

Cow Yield Doesn’t Affect Profit: Proof

The below graph is a pictorial summary of the comparable farm profits (CFP) of dairy herds in the Wessex area, for the year ending March 2017. The comparable farm profits exclude rent, finance and BPS but include depreciation and a charge for unpaid family labour. Each blue dot on the graph represents a dairy farm’s […]

Business Briefing December 2017

Welcome to The Farm Consultancy Group Business Briefing Newsletter for December 2017.  Discussion Is Great – Ed Warren (Sherborne) I have, over the last few months, attended various discussion group meetings on my learning curve with Midwest Consulting.  I am always inspired by the way a group can help individual farms improve what they do.  The […]

Discussion Is Great

I have, over the last few months, attended various discussion group meetings on my learning curve with Midwest Consulting.  I am always inspired by the way a group can help individual farms improve what they do.  The huge advantage of belonging to a group is the shared knowledge and experience that you are buying into. […]