Table 8. Forage and supplement costs for annual legume hay treatments.
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
Feed Cost$/pp
16.06
13.75
17.63
13.86
13.82
Third Trimester
Land Areaac/pp
0.32
0.25
0.46
0.30
0.26
Forage$/pp
25.20
21.60
28.80
21.60
25.20
Supplement$/pp
22.21
17.33
24.26
17.80
14.18
Feed Cost$/pp
47.41
38.93
53.06
39.40
39.38
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
Feed Cost$/pp
38.37
22.05
32.12
22.37
22.55
Nongrowing Season
Total Land Areaacres
0.64
0.50
0.93
0.61
0.52
Total Forage$
50.69
43.40
57.50
43.43
50.69
Total Supplement$
41.15
31.30
45.31
32.20
25.06
Total Feed Cost$
91.84
74.70
102.81
75.63
75.75
Cost/Day$
0.55
0.45
0.62
0.45
0.45