This benchmarking tool allows dairy producers to compare the percent culled from their milking herd with percentages from other herds around the nation. Using the Project C.O.W. database, results can be based on management, herd size, average age of herd, use of veterinarian and much more.
step ONE: Enter the average percent culled from your herd.
step TWO: Select criteria to compare your herd to other herds around the U.S. with similar characteristics.
step THREE: Click and refresh! Click the box ‘CLICK and REFRESH’ and press alt+F5 on your keyboard in order to see your results. If you are using a Mac computer, hold the the ‘fn’ key as well.
build the project c.o.w. database
By entering your farm’s information here, the Project C.O.W. database will dynamically grow with new users and allow the Culling Comparison Tool to provide the most up-to-date results.