2021 Declaration Data Summary

Each year, Milk Purchaser Members of the Action Group on Johne’s are asked to collate the data received from the declaration forms from their suppling farms.

Declaration Data was returned by 29 out of 47 milk purchaser members: 12 members have achieved 100% (ie: all their supplying farms submitted a copy of their signed Johne’s Declaration form )

Previous Annual Data Returns:-

  • 2018 – 6084 forms
  • 2019 – 5483 forms
  • 2020 – 5215 forms
  • 2021 – 2850 forms
Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4
Number of processors achieved 100% 10 10 11 12
Number of processors achieved 90-99% 6 2 7 5
Number of processors achieved 80-89% 1 6 7 4
Number of processors achieved 50-79% 4 4 3 5
Number of processors achieved <50% 1 0 5 3
Number of processors nil returns 4 18
Number of processors – no percentage calcs 3 0
Total Number of processors 22 22 40 47

 

Strategies used on farm

Strategy  2021  2022
1. Biosecurity protect and monitor 9% 8%
2. Improved farm management 4% 5%
3. Improved farm management and strategic testing 50% 42%
4. Improved farm management test and cull 29% 35%
5. Breed to terminal sire 8% 10%
6. Firebreak vaccination <1% <1%