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Fig. 4 | Irish Veterinary Journal

Fig. 4

From: Month-wise variation and prediction of bulk tank somatic cell count in Brazilian dairy herds and its impact on payment based on milk quality

Fig. 4

Percent of the milk production equivalent to financial loss based on payment by milk quality. A milk price of R$ 1.34 (1 milk-equivalent) and a profit margin of 15% were used. The payment program based on milk quality (PPBMQ) classes include: Class 1–1000 to 200,000 cells/mL, Class 2–201,000 to 400,000 cells/mL, Class 3–401,000 to 500,000 cells/mL, Class 4–501,000 to 800,000 cells/mL, Class 5 - > 800,000 cells/mL)

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