Beef Cattle Calculators
Article printed March 21, 2023. For the latest version, please go to: https://www.feedinglivestock.vic.gov.au/beef-resources/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.
Simple calculator that includes total possible cost to feed and a probable cost, based on timing of autumn break
Requires input of costs, monthly expectation of feed per DSE (Dry Sheep Equivalent) and an estimate of a ‘realistic’ buy back price