Beef Business Tools

Future Beef

Type: Excel, Calculators
Knowledge level: Advanced

Farm Table says:

This webpage has a range of tools to help you make informed business and production decisions relating to your beef enterprise.

 

This web page created by Future Beef provides a range of tools to help you make informed business and production decisions relating to your beef enterprise.

All tools are provided as downloadable Microsoft Excel files.

The input data contained in the tools is not specific to any particular situation and serves only to show where data is entered. You must input relevant data to get useful responses

The key sections include:

  • cattle marketing ready reckoner – This ready reckoner spreadsheet allows you to compare the economics of different selling options such as saleyards, abattoir and paddock. Download the Cattle marketing ready reckoner (XLS, 62KB)
  • Feedlot or feeding evaluation – This worksheet can be used to evaluate the margins involved in feeding cattle in the paddock or putting them into a feedlot. If entering quotes for custom feedlotting, be careful to use all ‘as fed’ or ‘dry matter’ figures for feed prices and intakes. Download the Cattle feeding margin calculator (XLS, 852KB)
  • sell or feed stock – This worksheet estimates and compares the costs of feeding stock to selling and buying back. It also gives a breakeven sale price required to cover feeding costs. It does not account for changes in pasture productivity associated with either option. Download the Sell or feed stock worksheet (XLS, 871KB)
  • comparing feeds – costing energy and protein.  This spreadsheet allows you to compare supplements and feeds on the cost of energy and protein. Enabling macros allows the feeds to be sorted on highest to lowest costs. Download the Comparing feeds spreadsheet (XLS, 909KB)
  • forage calculators
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