Hillhead of Covington key performance indicators

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

All year round calving

Key Performance Indicators

Excellent Performance

Good Performance Average performanceHillhead of Covington
Pregnancy rate (%) >25% 20% 14% 20%
Age at first calving (months)

23 months

24 months 27.5 months 24.5 months
Total purchased feed costs (pence/litre)

< 8ppl




Average daily lifetime yield (litres/day) >19 litres/day 14.5 litres/day 12.5 litres/day 18.9 litres/day
Overheads (excluding rent and finance) ppl 9ppl 10ppl 12.5ppl  TBC
Genetic merit 5% 25% 50% 30% 

Generic financial measures

Key Performance IndicatorsExcellent performanceGood performanceAverage performanceHillhead of Covington
Full economic cost of production (ppl)  <27.5 ppl 30 ppl 34.5ppl 27.8ppl
Return on tenants capital (%) >20% 14% 3% 18%
Full economic net margin (ppl) 7ppl 2ppl -3ppl TBC

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