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Currently the Calculators On-Line Center contains
over "22,125" Calculators & Spreadsheets,

over "4,420" Courses, Lectures, Manuals, Handbooks,
& "1,000's" of Movies, Videos, Simulations & Animations


Acreage, Feed,
Forage, Grassland, Grazing, Pasture, Water, etc.



Barns, Corrals,
Loading Chutes, Milkrooms, Stockyards, etc.



Mobile Slaughter Units


Genetics ~ Animal Health ~ Manure Odor


Cattle ~ Dairy ~ Deer ~ Goat ~ Horse ~ Pig ~ Poultry ~ Sheep



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Calculators On-Line Center









Acreage, Feed, Forage, Grassland, Grazing, Pasture, Water, etc.


Pasture, Forage & Grazing Management
Guidelines, Manuals, etc.



Pasture Acreage ~ Animal Feed Databases ~ Grassland Data


Nutritive Values of Animal Feeds ~ Feed Costs, Creep Feeding, Feeding Systems


Grazing, Soil Grazing, Swath Grazing ~ Forage & Silage ~ Hay Costs


Pasture & Range Budgets & Costs


Pasture Fencing ~ Phosphorus Index ~ Water Requirements, Dugouts, Lagoons

















Beef, Cattle, Cow


Pregnancy, Fetal Age, Herd Management Calendar, Estrus


Birth Weight, Weaning/Calving ~ Cattle Age for AHIR Measurements


Market Data, Forcasting Tools, Analysis, etc.


Costs, Budget, Economics, Price, Profits, etc.


Health/Medication ~ Culling, Replacement


Beef Paddock Stocking Rate ~ Feedlot ~ Fencing ~ Frame Score


Nutrition, Feed ~ RFID ~ Transport Costs


Yield Grading, Carcass Yields, Beef Quality, Rendering Yields



Beef Cattle Databases, Guides, Handbooks, Lessons, Manuals, Publications, Technical Reports
(Breeds, Anatomy, Physical Examination, Production, etc.)







        GRASS FED BEEF MODEL (SPREADSHEET OPENS ONLINE WITH EXCEL, iWORK-NUMBERS, IBM LOTUS SYMPHONY, NEOOFFICE, OPENOFFICE CALC, ETC.) - Manitoba Forage Council, Inc., Brandon, Manitoba VERY VERY EXTENSIVE.
        Examples of "Grass Fed Beef Model" Calculators include
          "...Examples of "Forage Base Available & Forage/Livestock Production Phases" Calculator INPUT Values include
            Land Base Available (Pasture, Annual Pasture, Stored Forage, etc.);
            Beef Cow Herd (Bulls, Replacement Heifers, etc.);
            Feeder/Stockers;
            Cow/Calf Phase (Dates, etc.);
            Feeder/Stocker Phase (Dates, etc.); etc..."
          Examples of "Cow Calf Phase" Calculator INPUT Values include
            "...Pasture Days;
            Extended Grazing;
            Herd Investment;
            Pasture Acres;
            Operating Costs (Fertilier, Labour, Taxes, Veterinary, Vaccines, etc.);
            Fixed Costs; etc..."
          Examples of "Grassing Yearling Phase - Winter Period" Calculator INPUT Values include
            "...Number of Animals;
            Number of Days;
            Annual Costs (Stored Forage, Purchased Forage, Labour, etc.);
            Fixed Costs; etc..."
          Forage Finishing Calculator;
          Marketing Estimate Calculator;
          Forage Establishment Calculator
            "...Forage Species (Alfalfa, Timothy, etc.);
            Cover Crops; etc..."
          Forage Production Calculator; etc.
        For more information see Past Projects or the Manitoba Forage Council



        FEEDER & LIVE CATTLE BASIS CALCULATOR - Missouri Commercial Agriculture Program, University of Missouri VERY EXTENSIVE.
        Feeder & Live Cattle Basis Calculator
          "...will calculate the basis for all of the reported livestock auctions in the state of Missouri..."
          Feeder & Live Cattle Basis Calculator INPUT Values include:
            "...Livestock Auction; Cattle Type; Contract Type; Month of Sales;
            Year of Sales; Weight Range; Contract; etc..."
        For more information see Missouri Beef Resource Center or the Missouri Commercial Agriculture Program



        LIVESTOCK (BEEF) DECISION TOOLS (SPREADSHEETS OPEN ONLINE WITH EXCEL, iWORK-NUMBERS, IBM LOTUS SYMPHONY, NEOOFFICE, OPENOFFICE CALC, ETC.) - Ag Decision Maker, Iowa State University Extension, Iowa State University VERY VERY VERY...EXTENSIVE.
        Examples of Beef Decision Calculators include
          Finishing Yearling Steers Calculator INPUT Values include:
            Sales income; Death Loss;
            Variable Costs
              "...Feeder Costs; Veterinary Costs & Medical Costs;
              Feed Costs: Corn, Alfalfa, Corn Silage, Supplement & Minerals;
              Machinery Costs; Equipment Costs..."
            Fixed Costs
              "...Machinery Costs; Equipment Costs; Housing Costs; etc..."; etc.
          Beef Cow-Calf Calculator INPUT Values include:
            Production Efficiencies
              "...Calf Weaning Rate; Calf & Cow Death Loss; Cow Replacement Rate..."
            Income
              "...Steer Calves Sales; Heifer Calves Sales; Cull Cows Sales..."
            Variable Costs
              "...Feed Costs; Veterinary Costs; Machinery Costs; Equipment Costs;
              Fuel & Repairs Costs; Marketing Costs; Labor Costs; etc..."
            Fixed Costs
              "...Machinery Costs; Equipment Costs; Housing Costs; Fences Costs;
              Bull Depreciation; Bull Replacement; etc..."
          Finishing Steer Calves Calculator;
          Finishing Yearling Heifers Calculator;
          Backgrounding Steer Calves Calculator;
          Livestock Revenue Protection (LRP) Analyzer; etc.
        For more information see Livestock Decisions - Cost & Returns; Ag Decision Maker or Iowa State University Extension



        LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION, FINANCE, & ECONOMICS (SPREADSHEETS OPEN ONLINE WITH EXCEL, iWORK-NUMBERS, IBM LOTUS SYMPHONY, NEOOFFICE, OPENOFFICE CALC, ETC.) - D. Griffith, Farm Management, Extension Economics, MSU Extension Service, & the Department of Agricultural Economics and Economics, Montana State University VERY VERY VERY...EXTENSIVE.
        Examples of Livestock Production, Finance, & Economics Calculators include:
          Beef Cow Financial and Partial Budgeting Calculator;
          Breakeven Prices Calculator;
          Calf Wintering Background Calculator;
          Cash, Futures, Basis Data Calculator;
          Cow Calf Feeder Stocker Budgeting Calculator;
          Hay Costs on Cow Calf Profitability Calculator;
          GRASSFAT Calculator;
          Herd Size and Cattle Cycle Calculator INPUT Values include:
            Overview
              "...Optimal herd size for this operation;
              Cost per ton to swath, bale and stack hay put up on the operation;
              Percent of Hay Production Sold if Herd Reduced and Operation Leased; etc..."
            Base Budget for Cow Calf Operation Production Information
              "...Breeding Herd Size Beginning of Breeding Season; Pregancy Percentage;
              Number of Pregnant Cows after Breeding;
              Weaning Percentage based on live Calves Born; etc..."
            Inventory-Beginning Breeding Season: Cows & 1st Calf Heifers;
            Operating Costs for a Cow-calf Enterprise;
            Operating Costs For Livestock Care, Handling, Haying; etc.
          Cow Cost Calculator INPUT Values include:
            Breed Herd Size; Cull Rate; Calving Percentage;
            Value of Production
              "...Steer Calves; Heifer Calves; Cull Sales..."
            Variable Costs
              "...Feed Costs; Veterinary Costs; Medicine Costs;
              Livestock Hauling Costs; Fence Repair Costs; etc..."
            Fixed Costs
              "...Equipment Costs; Machinery Costs;
              Buildings used for Livestock Costs; Land Costs;
              Livestock Breeding Herd Costs; Depreciation, Interest & Taxes;
              Labor Costs; Management Costs; etc..."
            Breakenven Calculator; Value of Production; etc..."
          Cow Calf Feeder Stocker Budgeting Calculator INPUT Values include:
            Cost of Production Estimates for Commercial Cow Calf Enterprise
              "...Breeding Herd Size; Cull Rate; Value of Average Cow in Breeding Herd;
              Calving Percentage; etc..."
            Value of Production for Actual Cash Sales
              "...Steer Calves; Heifer Calves; Cull Cow Sales; Replacement Heifers; etc..."
            Operating Costs for Cow-calf Enterprise
              "...Feed Costs; Operating Costs Directly Associated with Livestock Care Handling;
              Operating Costs of Facilities and Equipment used in Livestock Production; etc.."
            Ownership Costs for Cow-calf Enterprise
              "...Machinery and Equipment used for Livestock;
              Buildings and Improvements Used for Livestock;
              Owned Land Used Livestock Operations; etc..."
            Profitability and Cash Flow Summary for the Cow-Calf Enterprise
              "...Sources of Revenue; Operating Costs; etc..."; etc.
        For more information see Software Downloads; Farm Management or Extension Economics



        LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION DECISION AIDS (SPREADSHEETS OPEN ONLINE WITH EXCEL, iWORK-NUMBERS, IBM LOTUS SYMPHONY, NEOOFFICE, OPENOFFICE CALC, ETC.) - M. Stockton & S. Dhoubhadel, West Central Research and Extension Center, Lincoln Extension, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska VERY VERY EXTENSIVE.
        Examples of "Livestock Production Decision Aids" include
          The Stochastic Partial Budgeting
            "...estimates net benefits of buying a heifer instead of raising them..."
          Partial Budgeting for Drought Management
            "...gives an example of partial budgeting of buying replacement heifers vs. raising them considering the possibility of a drought..."
          Cow-Calf Cost Cow-Q-Lator
            "...calculates the cost of raising one calf..."
          Water Development Cost Cow-Q-Lator for Grazing Livestock
            estimates "...the cost for developing water sources for livestock in grazing areas..."
          Hedge Calculator; etc.
        For more information see the West Central Research and Extension Center












Dairy Cattle


Dairy Cattle Breeding ~ Dairy Cattle Inbreeding


Dairy Cattle Pregnancy ~ Dairy Cattle Calves ~ Heifer Growth


Dairy Cattle Body Condition Scoring


Dairy Cattle Analysis, Costs, Budget, Business, Management, etc.


Fencing


Milk Production, Income, Price, Mastitis, etc.


Nutrition ~ Nitrogen Excretion



Dairy Cattle Databases, Guides, Handbooks, Lessons, Manuals, Publications, Technical Reports
(Breeds, Anatomy, Dairy Processing, Production, etc.)













Deer


Deer Production Costs, Budget, Profit, etc.

Deer Age ~ Deer Weight



Antelope, Caribou, Deer, Reindeer, Elk, Muskox & Yak
(Production, Farming, Breeds, Vaccinations, etc.
Courses, Lessons, Publications, Technical Reports, etc.)








Goat


Goat Breeding, Pregnancy


Goat Costs, Budget, Profit, Marketing, etc.


Goat Nutrition



Goat Databases, Guides, Handbooks, Lessons, Manuals, Publications, Technical Reports
(Breeds, Anatomy, Husbandry, Care & Handeling, Vaccinations, etc.)








Horse - Equine


Equine Semen Dilution ~ Equine Genetics: Coat Color


Foaling Date, Mare Care


Horse Costs, Horse Budgets, Horse Prifits,
Horse Boarding, Horse Management, Breeding Stallion, Broodmare, etc.



Height & Weight ~ Nutrition



Horse, Donkey, Mule Databases, Guides, Handbooks, Lessons, Manuals, Publications, Technical Reports
(Breeds, Anatomy, Reproduction, Care & Handling, etc.)








Pig - Swine


Budget, Profit, Finishing Costs, Feed Costs


Nutrition ~ Carcass Yields, Pricing



Pig Databases, Guides, Handbooks, Lessons, Manuals, Publications, Technical Reports
(Breeds, Anatomy, Production, Care & Handling, etc.)









Poultry


Poultry Budget, Costs, Profit, Layer & Broiler Farm Analysis


Ventilation



Poultry Databases, Guides, Handbooks, Lessons, Manuals, Publications, Technical Reports
(Breeds, Anatomy, Production, Care & Handeling, etc.)








Sheep


A.I., Pregnancy, Gestation


Lambs: Costs, Budgets, Feeding, etc.


Sheep Flock Budgets, Sheep Farming Budgets


Dairy Sheep Budgets, Costs, etc. ~ Ewe Flock Operation Costs


Sheep Health Costs


Sheep Feed Costs & Supplementary Feeding


Sheep Grazing Costs & Management


Sheep Paddock Stocking Rate ~ Lamb Feedlot Costs


Wool Budget, Production Costs ~ Transport Costs



Sheep Databases, Guides, Handbooks, Lessons, Manuals, Publications, Technical Reports
(Breeds, Anatomy, Production, Care & Handeling, etc.)








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