Table 19. Forage and supplement costs for annual cereal hay 12-month management strategies.
Forage
Barley Hay
Early-Cut
Forage
Barley Hay
Late-Cut
Oat
Hay
Early Cut
Oat
Hay
Late-Cut
Dry Gestation
Land Areaac/pp
0.07
0.10
0.09
0.11
Forage$/pp
5.12
7.04
6.08
8.00
Supplement$/pp
7.00
4.37
6.16
2.74
Third Trimester
Land Areaac/pp
0.27
0.36
0.31
0.38
Forage$/pp
18.90
26.10
21.60
28.80
Supplement$/pp
14.96
5.83
12.13
0.0
Early Lactation
Land Areaac/pp
0.20
0.24
0.23
0.21
Forage$/pp
13.50
18.45
15.75
20.70
Supplement$/pp
4.73
3.38
2.60
8.37
Spring Lactation
Land Areaac/pp
0.13
0.16
0.14
0.16
Forage$/pp
8.68
11.78
10.23
13.33
Supplement$/pp
5.80
1.46
4.45
3.72
Summer Lactation
Land Areaac/pp
0.56
0.73
0.64
0.73
Forage$/pp
38.36
52.06
45.21
58.91
Supplement$/pp
25.65
6.47
19.66
16.44
Fall Lactation
Land Areaac/pp
0.12
0.16
0.14
0.16
Forage$/pp
8.40
11.40
9.90
12.90
Supplement$/pp
5.62
1.42
4.31
3.60
Total Land Areaacres
1.35
1.75
1.55
1.75
Total Forage$
92.96
126.83
108.77
142.64
Total Supplement$
63.76
22.93
49.31
34.87
Total Feed Cost$
156.72
149.76
158.08
177.51
Cost/Day$
0.43
0.41
0.43
0.49