Table 20. Forage and supplement costs for annual legume hay 12-month management strategies.
Pea
Hay
Early Cut
Pea
Hay
Late-Cut
Forage
Lentil Hay
Early-Cut
Forage
Lentil Hay
Late-Cut
Oat-Pea
Hay
Dry Gestation
Land Areaac/pp
0.09
0.07
0.13
0.09
0.07
Forage$/pp
7.04
6.08
8.00
6.08
7.04
Supplement$/pp
9.02
7.67
9.63
7.78
6.78
Third Trimester
Land Areaac/pp
0.32
0.25
0.46
0.30
0.26
Forage$/pp
25.20
21.60
28.80
21.60
25.20
Supplement$/pp
22.21
17.33
24.26
17.80
14.18
Early Lactation
Land Areaac/pp
0.23
0.18
0.34
0.22
0.19
Forage$/pp
18.45
15.75
20.70
15.75
18.45
Supplement$/pp
9.92
6.30
11.42
6.62
4.10
Spring Lactation
Land Areaac/pp
0.15
0.12
0.21
0.14
0.12
Forage$/pp
11.78
10.23
13.33
10.23
11.78
Supplement$/pp
9.06
6.84
10.04
7.00
5.37
Summer Lactation
Land Areaac/pp
0.65
0.51
0.95
0.60
0.53
Forage$/pp
52.06
45.21
58.91
45.21
52.06
Supplement$/pp
40.04
30.21
44.35
30.93
23.74
Fall Lactation
Land Areaac/pp
0.14
0.11
0.21
0.13
0.12
Forage$/pp
11.40
9.90
12.90
9.90
11.40
Supplement$/pp
8.79
6.62
9.71
6.77
5.20
Total Land Areaacres
1.58
1.24
2.30
1.48
1.29
Total Forage$
125.93
108.77
142.64
108.77
125.93
Total Supplement$
99.04
74.97
109.41
76.90
59.37
Total Feed Cost$
224.97
183.74
252.05
185.67
185.30
Cost/Day$
0.62
0.50
0.69
0.51
0.51