Beef Cattle Calculators
Article printed September 23, 2021. For the latest version, please go to: https://feedinglivestock.vic.gov.au/beef-resources/beef-cattle-calculators/
Simple calculator of how much of two feed supplements to meet specific energy or protein requirements of an animal.
Simple to use for a 2 ration mix
Requires knowledge of animal requirements for energy and protein
Estimates for 2 feeds – one must be higher than requirements
This calculator does a simple gross margin do help decide whether to feed a class of stock through a drought until a likely autumn break.
Simple calculator that includes total possible cost to feed and a probable cost, based on timing of autumn break
Requires input of costs, monthly expectation of feed per DSE (Dry Sheep Equivalent) and an estimate of a ‘realistic’ buy back price