Table 17. Forage and supplement costs for pasture-forage 12-month management strategies.
12-M
Repeated
Seasonal
6.0-M
Seasonlong
4.5-M
Seasonlong
4.0-M
Deferred
4.5-M
Twice-over
Rotation
Dry Gestation
Land Areaac/pp
4.27
0.47
0.47
7.10
0.07
Forage$/pp
37.44
13.12
13.12
14.20
5.12
Supplement$/pp
3.26
0.34
0.34
7.00
Third Trimester
Land Areaac/pp
14.90
1.35
1.35
1.35
0.27
Forage$/pp
130.50
46.80
46.80
46.80
18.90
Supplement$/pp
19.44
8.91
8.91
8.91
14.96
Early Lactation
Land Areaac/pp
9.72
1.20
0.90
0.90
0.20
Forage$/pp
85.05
45.00
33.75
33.75
13.50
Supplement$/pp
3.38
3.00
2.25
2.25
4.73
Spring Lactation
Land Areaac/pp
4.77
2.10
1.88
4.16
0.75
Forage$/pp
41.85
18.40
16.47
36.44
15.95
Supplement$/pp
0.0
0.0
0.0
Summer Lactation
Land Areaac/pp
11.32
18.10
12.70
6.70
9.00
Forage$/pp
98.64
158.55
111.25
58.26
78.84
Supplement$/pp
0.0
0.0
Fall Lactation
Land Areaac/pp
4.60
4.04
6.63
2.18
1.39
Forage$/pp
40.30
35.39
13.26
19.53
12.00
Supplement$/pp
10.90
0.0
Total Land Areaacres
49.58
27.26
23.93
22.39
11.68
Total Forage$
433.78
317.26
234.65
208.98
144.31
Total Supplement$
36.98
12.25
11.50
11.16
26.69
Total Feed Cost$
470.76
329.51
246.15
220.14
171.00
Cost/Day$
1.29
0.90
0.67
0.60
0.47