Farm Table says:
This NSW DPI Gross Margin Budget is current for February 2017.
It is based on a butcher vealer enterprise, 100 cows and improved pasture.
- Enterprise unit is 100 cows weighing on average 540 kg
- Weaning rate: 90% (higher than other enterprises because replacements purchased PTIC)
- Cows: age at first calf : 24 months
- Mortality rate of adult stock: 2%
- The average feed requirement of a cow + followers is rated at 2.29 LSU or 15.84 dse’s