Managing Dairy Production Costs and Ratios

Published on: 04/13/2009
Source : University of Minnesota Dairy Extension

We have a number of terms and numbers thrown at us, especially in financially distressed times like now.  Milk/feed ratio, income over feed cost, breakeven, variable costs, and fixed costs, are a few terms floating around.  What do they mean, how do I figure out my numbers, and then what do I do with them?  To compute these numbers for your own farm, it requires a good set of farm r...

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April 13, 2009
These are the basics performance indicators when seen dairy farming as a business entity.
Any livestock farmer who does not keep these terms in mind cannot run his dairy farm for a longer period.

Pl keep it up.
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S Murali S Murali
Product Manager
April 13, 2009
Dear Dr,

The detailed essay could have been given in table form for easy understanding.
It irritates to read so much text and confusing.

S. Murali
Product manager
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Akram Kawaf Akram Kawaf
Supply Chain Manager
January 4, 2012
What about average feed consumption per litre of milk
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