Herds become larger, farmers have a lot more work to do and therefore there is demand for a healthy and trouble-free herd. With Better Life Health it is easy to breed a healthy and easy to manage herd. Treating individual animals is costing significantly less work and you can focus on managing the herd.
Better Life Health includes the following breeding values:
- Udder health
- Claw health
- Daughter fertility
- Calving ease
- Birth ease
The higher the value, the higher the percentage healthy animals compared to the population average. The advantage of using bulls that score high for Better Life Health is that the herd is easy to manage and cows reach a higher average age. Daughters of a bull with 5% will give you a benefit of €70,- during a cow’s life.
Cows with 5% Better Life Health will improve every Health trait!