Heanton Barton key performance indicators

Our strategic dairy farms openly share their KPIs so you can see how they perform against the key technical and financial measures.

KPIs for all year round calving herds

Key Performance Indicators

Good Performance

Average Performance Poor performanceHeanton Barton
Pregnancy rate (%) >20% 17% <14% 25%
Age at first calving (months)

24 months

27 months >30 months 24 months
Total purchased feed costs (pence/litre)

7.8 pence per litre

8.5 pence per litre 

9 pence per litre

11.1 pence per litre

Average daily lifetime yield (litres/day) >13.6 litres/day 11.8 litres/day <9.8 litres/day 18.1
Overheads (excluding rent and finance) as a proportion of dairy income 9 pence per litre 10 pence per litre 12.5 pence per litre 9.9 pence per litre
Genetic merit <25th percentile 50th percentile >75th percentile  Tbc

Generic financial measures

Key Performance IndicatorsGood PerformanceAverage performancePoor performanceHeanton Barton
Full economic net margin (ppl) <25ppl 28.5 ppl >32ppl  31.0ppl
Return on tenants capital (%) >20% 7% <0%


Income retained  20% 5% <0% Tbc