BeefTalk: Calculating Cost Per Unit Is Critical
Kris Ringwall, Beef Specialist, NDSU Extension Service
The world of costs is not really that complicated, but often it is overlooked.
Although it is true that feed must be edible, free of digestive problems and compatible with the beef cow, that still leaves a large selection of alternative feedstuffs. Regardless of what one is feeding, the first step is figuring cost per unit of desired nutrients.