Table 9. Forage and supplement costs for domesticated grass hay treatments.
Crested
Wheatgrass Hay
Late Cut
Crested
Wheatgrass Hay
Early Cut
Dry Gestation
Land Areaac/pp
0.47
0.26
Forage$/pp
13.12
6.72
Supplement$/pp
0.34
7.68
Feed Cost$/pp
13.46
14.40
Third Trimester
Land Areaac/pp
1.35
0.89
Forage$/pp
46.80
23.40
Supplement$/pp
30.00
17.48
Feed Cost$/pp
76.80
40.88
Early Lactation
Land Areaac/pp
0.76
0.65
Forage$/pp
33.75
17.10
Supplement$/pp
13.50
6.43
Feed Cost$/pp
47.25
23.53
Nongrowing Season
Total Land Areaacres
2.58
1.80
Total Forage$
93.67
47.22
Total Supplement$
43.84
31.59
Total Feed Cost$
137.51
78.81
Cost/Day$
0.82
0.47