Merino ewes (20 micron)/Maternal meat rams gross margin

NSW DPI

Type: PDF
Knowledge level: Intermediate

Farm Table says:

Outlines the likely GM/Ha excluding and including fodder costs ($422/ha and $382/ha respectively) of this enterprise based on a number of assumptions.

This DPI PDF outlines an enterprise budget (October 2016) for a Merino ewe (20 micro) / Maternal meat ram enterprise.

Assumptions are as follows:

  • 1,000 ewes – bodyweight 59 kgs
  • DSE rating – 2.77 DSE’s/ewe
  • 5% flock mortality
  • 5-year productive life
  • 93% marking rate
  • 10 DSE/Ha
2016 - Australia - NSW DPI
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