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Beef Cattle Calculators

See here for a beef water calculator to calculate your monthly and cumulative water requirements.

Simple calculator of how much of two feed supplements to meet specific energy or protein requirements of an animal.

Simple to use for a 2 ration mix

Requires knowledge of animal requirements for energy and protein
Estimates for 2 feeds – one must be higher than requirements

This calculator does a simple gross margin do help decide whether to feed a class of stock through a drought until a likely autumn break.

Difficulty level:
Simple calculator that includes total possible cost to feed and a probable cost, based on timing of autumn break

Suitable for:
Requires input of costs, monthly expectation of feed per DSE (Dry Sheep Equivalent) and an estimate of a ‘realistic’ buy back price