How to increase the production of milk fat and protein?
In most countries, payment for milk is directly related to the amount of milk produced as well as to fat and protein percentage. A common parameter to compare milk production between farms with different levels of solids in the milk is the amount of Energy Corrected Milk (ECM) produced on the farm.
A common formula to calculate ECM is53:
kg milk production x
(0.383 x fat % + 0.242 x protein % + 0.7832)