Table 5. Forage costs for oat-pea harvested-forage treatment.
Dry
Gestation
Third
Trimester
Early
Lactation
SeasonLate
Fall

Winter
Early
Spring
Days
32
90
45
Herbage Wt lb/ac
Forage Wt lb/ac
5143
5143
5143
Forage DM/AUlb/d
24
24
27
Production Cost$/ac
95.52
95.52
95.52
Forage DM Cost$/ton
37.20
37.20
37.20
Land Area/Moac
0.07
0.09
0.13
Land Area/PPac
0.07
0.26
0.19
Land Cost/Mo$/mo
1.54
1.99
2.87
Land Cost/PP$/pp
1.54
5.74
4.19
Feed Cost/D$/d
0.22
0.28
0.41
Feed Cost/Mo$/mo
6.60
8.40
12.30
Feed Cost/PP$/pp
7.04
25.20
18.45
Crude Protein%
12.5
12.5
12.5
Crude Proteinlb/ac
611
611
611
Cost CP$/lb
0.15
0.15
0.15
Cow CP/Dlb/d
1.49
1.87
2.73
Supplementation
Roughage/Dlb/d
12.1
9.0
5.2
CP/Dlb/d
Sup. Cost/PP$/pp
6.78
14.18
4.10
Total Feed Cost$/pp
13.82
39.38
22.55
Cost/D$/d
0.43
0.44
0.50