Leverage and Understand DairyComp 305 Reporting
Do You and Your Employees Need Help Understanding how to Monitor Your Herd’s Performance?
Dairy farm managers find their dairy management software to be valuable for keeping track of the cows and what needs to be done each day, but they may not take full advantage of the software’s ability to help them monitor their herd’s performance.
Dairy consultants and advisors can bring more value to their clients if they better understand what is happening on the dairy, but they lack confidence that they can find the information they are looking for within the record system.
“Graphs scare me – I don’t understand them.” Does that sound familiar? A graph with a whole bunch of lines and colors can be daunting. It doesn’t matter whether the data reflect your own herd, or if a client is showing you a report from their farm, it’s hard to know how to interpret the data. It would be nice to have someone help me understand them, or even have a reference manual to remind me what I’m looking at.
Ogburn Enterprises can help dairy employees or industry professional’s better use and understand the reports within DairyComp 305. The training is customized to the needs of the client. The focus can be one management area like milk quality or reproduction, or it can be a more comprehensive program that explores all areas of the dairy.
Training can be done at the farm computer, at an off-site location, or can be done remotely by phone and web access. The location and focus will determine the amount of time spent in each session and the number of sessions required.
Walt Ogburn has experience blending on-farm observations of the cows and facilities with data analysis. Walt understands that data doesn’t give us answers, but rather it allows us to ask questions and look more closely at the cows and facilities to determine what has happened in the past and what is likely to happen in the future.
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