SBConsultancy Heifer and Beef Rations EstOpt 1 Restriction
Adapted with thanks from ARINI / MLC & Adjusted to Cornell CPM Dairy v 1.0 Breed 5 1 ad lib
Sex 2 2 90% ad lib
Feed Rest 1 3 80% ad lib
Name Nutritionist Feed Period 2 4 70% ad lib
Address Date 01/12/00 Breed
Description 1 Angus
2 Belgian Blue
Silage 3 Blonde
Intake 4 Charolais
Intake factor   Predicted 80gDM/kg.75 Actual   5 Holstein
6 Hereford
Analysis 7 Limousin
Dry matter (%)   30 Ammonia (%total N) 9 8 Simmental
Crude protein (%DM) 14 NDF (%DM) 57 Sex
ME (MJ/kg DM) 9.8 ADF (%DM) 34 1 Bull
D value (%DM) 61 Cost (/t fresh) 14 2 Heifer
Cond 3 3 Steer
Concentrates Condition
Input 1 Very poor
Range 0 - 2.5 kg Increment 0.625 kg Cost (/t) 100 2 Poor
3 Average
Analysis 4 Good
Dry matter (%)   86 ME (MJ/kg fresh) 11.2 5 Very good
Crude protein (% fresh) 20.0 ME (MJ/kg DM) 13.0 IntOpt 2 Period
1 1 month
Animals 2 2 months
Liveweight at start (kg) 100 Sex   Heifer Number 3 3 months
Breed Holstein Body condition Average 15 4 4 months
Feeding period <estimate> Final liveweight (kg) 200   5 5 months
Initial value/buy price (/kg) 1.00 Sell price (/kg livewt) 1.00   6 6 months
7 7 months
Output 8 8 months
Concentrates (kg/head/day) Predicted DLWG (kg) 100Kg to target of (kg) Carcass weight (kg) Days to target LWt of 200 kg Total silage intake (t) Margin over feed costs (/head) Protein Level 9 9 months
  0.37 200kg 96 273 3.2 57 Satisfactory 10 12 months
0.63 0.57 200kg 96 175 1.9 64 Satisfactory 11 15 months
1.25 0.71 200kg 96 140 1.4 65 Satisfactory Report_period 1 None
1.88 0.79 200kg 98 126 1.1 66 Satisfactory 2 Weekly
2.50 0.89 200kg 96 112 0.8 63 Satisfactory 3 Monthly
Report_weight
Monitoring Intakes for TMR & Feed Conversion Efficiency on a daily basis for 15 1 None
2 25kg
3 50kg
4 100kg
Intake option
1 Intake factor (NIR)
2 predict from analysis
3 Specify actual
Concentrates (kg/head/day) Predicted DLWG (kg) Group Silage Kg Fresh KgDM Per Head Silage KgDM Per Head TDM Efficiency FCE Kg Feed / Kg LWG
  0.37 175 53 11.7 3.5 3.5 9.6
0.63 0.57 163 49 10.9 3.3 3.8 6.7
1.25 0.71 147 44 9.8 2.9 4.0 5.6
1.88 0.79 129 39 8.6 2.6 4.2 5.3
2.50 0.89 106 32 7.1 2.1 4.3 4.8