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Percentages and Slaughter weight values
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Per the Cornell model (cowherd efficiency per grazing unit), tests show the following sample herds can be run on the same amount of land.
 
Number of cows
Cow weight
Calf wean weight
Total number weaned
$ per pound
Total $ per calf crop
HERD A
100
1350 lbs
600 lbs
60,000 lbs
85 cents
$51,000
HERD B
125
1100 lbs
500 lbs
62,500 lbs
95 cents
$59,375

What if...
HERD C (Halfblood Lowlines)
165
850 lbs
400 lbs
66,000 lbs
$ 1.05
$69,300
Herd B out produces Herd A by $8,375.00
Herd C out produces Herd B by $9,925.00
Herd C out produces Herd A by $18,300.00
Live slaughter weight values of finished steers
 
Weaning weight
Number of head
Market weight per head
Total market weight
Value of cwt
Total $ per calf crop
Price per head
HERD A
600 lbs
100
1,350 lbs
135,000 lbs
$67
$90,450
$904.50
HERD B
500 lbs
125
1,100 lbs
137,500 lbs
$68
$93,500
$748
HERD C
400 lbs
165
850 lbs
140,250 lbs
$70
$98,175
$595


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