In the financial year 2022-2023, the average lifespan and lifetime production of dairy cows in the Netherlands has continued to rise. Last financial year, the culled cows produced an average of 38,327 kg of milk and 3,048 kg of fat and protein. That is 926 kg of milk and 77 kg of fat and protein more than in the previous financial year. The lifespan of the culled herd book cows rose by almost three weeks, to 2,255 days or 6.2 years! This emerged from the annual milk recording statistics of the CRV cooperative.
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Tables press release annual statistics NL 2023 here