Feed Budgeting

 Key points

  • Feed budgets can be used to help improve animal performance and profitability.
  • They enable farmers to plan for impending feed shortages and surpluses.
  • Key parts of the budget are calculations of feed available and animal requirements.
  • Feed budgets can be done on a whole farm and/or a paddock-by-paddock basis.
  • An expert should be consulted for training when starting out.
  • A computer makes the job a lot easier and quicker.
For further information please download the attached PDF