Table 31. Cost per pound of calf weight by 12-month management strategy.
12-M
Repeated
Seasonal
6.0-M
Seasonlong
4.5-M
Seasonlong
4.0-M
Deferred
4.5-M
Twice-over
Rotation
Cost/lb Birth Wt$
1.58
0.59
0.59
0.59
0.36
Cost/lb Calf Gain
Early Lactation$
1.09
0.42
0.42
0.42
0.21
Spring Lactation$
0.75
0.64
0.27
0.27
0.24
Summer Lactation$
0.40
0.56
0.39
0.30
0.26
Fall Lactation

$
0.95
1.99
1.05
0.85
0.23
Cost/lb Accumulated Wt$
0.64
0.59
0.40
0.34
0.25
Cost/lb Weaning Wt$
0.88
0.61
0.46
0.41
0.28

*Based on estimated calf weight