Table 19. Pasture-forage costs of domesticated grass and cropland pastures to be grazed by range cows during the 30-day fall portion of the lactation production period.
Altai Wildrye
(4.5-m TOR)
Cropland Aftermath
(4.5-m SL)
Days3030
Growth Stagefallfall
Herbage Weightlb/ac2590270
Forage DM Weightlb/ac648135
Costs/Acre
Land Rent$
8.76
2.00
Custom Work$
Seed Cost$
Baling Costs$
Production Costs $/ac
8.76
2.00
Forage DM Costs $/ton
27.04
29.63
Land Area/Monthac
1.39
6.63
Land Area/Periodac
1.39
6.63
Land Costs/Period $/pp
12.18
13.26
Forage Costs/Day$/d
0.40
0.44
Forage Costs/Period $/pp
12.00
13.26
Crude Protein%
Crude Protein Yieldlb/ac
Crude Protein Cost$/lb
Supplementation
Roughage/Daylb/d
Crude Protein/Daylb/d
Sup. Cost/Period$/pp
Total Feed Cost$/pp
12.00
13.26
Cost/Day$/d
0.40
0.44