Article printed September 26, 2023. For the latest version, please go to: https://www.feedinglivestock.vic.gov.au/sheep-resources/sheep-calculators/
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
It is used to calculate longer term quantities and costs to feed classes of stock over an estimated feeding period.
Simple cumulative spreadsheet estimating cost and total tonnage over likely drought/feeding period
Requires estimate of how much will be fed for how long
This calculator works out a simple gross margin to help make a decision on whether to finish/feed lambs or sell.
Simple calculator that provides drop down help boxes to fill in what you need
Requires input of costs, feed consumption and lamb weights (starting and selling) and market value