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Supplement Calculator

This handy Supplement Calculator lets you work out the Cost Benefit per Head of cattle from supplementing your pasture with liquid feeds. The sensitivity analysis at the end of the calculator allows you to easily see what happens to the Cost Benefit per Head, with varying Supplement Consumption and Live Weight Gain values.

If you need help with estimating the Supplement Feeding Assumptions, please contact your local reseller or call us on 1800 333 010.

Please enter the required information in the white cells below.

Supplement Feeding Assumptions

Number of Days on Supplement [Days]
Supplement Consumption per day [Kg]
Supplement Cost [$/MT Landed] [$]
Cost/Hd/Day [$] $0
Total Investment Cost\Hd [$] $0

Cattle Live Weight (Lwt) Assmptions

Cattle Starting Live Weight (Lwt) [kg]

Cattle Cost Assmptions

Starting Price - $/kg Lwt [$]
$/Head $0

No Supplement

Expected Lwt gain/Hd/Day [Kg]
Cattle Finishing Lwt [Kg] 0
Finishing Price - [$/kg Lwt] [$]
$/Head $0

Supplemented Cattle

Expected Lwt gain/Hd/Day [Kg]
Cattle Finishing Lwt [Kg] 0
Exit Price - [$/kg Lwt] [$] $0
$/Head [$] $0

Difference

Lwt gain/Hd/Day difference [Kg] 0
Cattle Finishing Lwt difference [Kg] 0
Finishing Price - [$/kg Lwt] [$] $0
$/Head [$] $0

Supplement Cost Benefit

Weight Gain [Kg] 0
Increase value per Head [$] $0
Cost of Supplement per head [$] $0
Cost Benefit per Head [$] $0

Sensitivity Analysis


See what happens to the calculated Cost Benefit per Head as the Supplement Consumption and Live Weight Gain values vary.

3 -109.35 -89.1 -68.85 -48.6 -28.35 -8.1 12.15 32.4 52.65 72.9
2.8 -100.71 -80.46 -60.21 -39.96 -19.71 0.54 20.79 41.04 61.29 81.54
2.6 -92.07 -71.82 -51.57 -31.32 -11.07 9.18 29.43 49.68 69.93 90.18
2.4 -83.43 -63.18 -42.93 -22.68 -2.43 17.82 38.07 58.32 78.57 98.82
2.2 -74.79 -54.54 -34.29 -14.04 6.21 26.46 46.71 66.96 87.21 107.46
2 -66.15 -45.9 -25.69 -5.4 14.85 35.1 55.35 75.6 95.85 116.1
1.8 -57.51 -37.26 -17.01 3.24 23.49 43.74 63.99 84.24 104.49 124.74
1.6 -48.87 -28.62 -8.37 11.88 32.13 52.38 72.63 92.88 113.13 133.38
1.4 -40.23 -19.98 0.27 20.52 40.77 61.02 81.27 101.52 121.77 142.02
1.2 -31.59 -11.34 8.91 29.16 49.41 69.66 89.91 110.16 130.41 150.66
1 -22.95 -2.7 17.55 37.8 58.05 78.3 98.55 118.8 139.05 159.3
0.8 -14.31 5.94 26.19 46.44 66.69 86.94 107.19 127.44 147.69 167.94
0.6 -5.67 14.58 34.83 55.08 75.33 95.58 115.83 136.08 156.33 176.58
0.4 2.97 23.22 43.47 63.72 83.97 104.22 124.47 144.72 164.97 185.22
0.2 11.61 31.86 52.11 72.36 92.61 112.86 133.11 153.36 173.61 193.86
0.05 0.1 0.15 0.2 0.25 0.3 0.35 0.4 0.45 0.5
Supplement Consumption kg/hd/day
Increased Expected Live Weight Gain kg/hd/day*

*Difference between non supplemented and supplemented Expected Live Weight Gain

Please note: The Supplement Calculator results are indicative only and may not lead to the exact benefits calculated.