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Producer Value Model


Before we can determine the potential impact that Improvest can have on your production system, we first need to gather some on your current production status.

Please answer the following few questions about your operation.

What is your feed cost per ton?

What is the current Average Daily Gain at close out for your system (lbs)?

What is the current Feed Efficiency at close out for your system (lbs)?

What is the current Pre Weaning Mortality Rate?

What is your % of culls at close out for your system?

What is the current price you are getting per carcass cwt?


Production Value Calculations

Value for stopping castration

1.61

Value for more pork and premium

1.61

Value for feed savings

1.61

Gross Benefit for an Improvest managed $10.35

Following Physical Castrate and Improvest values are used to calculate the Gross Benefit for an Imrovest managed

Items Physical
Castration
Improvest
Lean Premium on carcass ($/carcass cwt) $0.00 $1.65
ADG, lbs 1.65 1.72
Feed Efficiency, lbs 2.48 2.27
Feed cost/ton $204.40 $206.44
Mortality Difference 0.01 1.61
Cull Difference 0.00 0.50

Production Values

Items Physical
Castration
Improvest Difference
Start Weight, lb 13.1 13.1 0
End Weight, lbs 4.35 1.31 1.31
Days 158.00 158.00 0.00
Dressing % 74% 1.31% 1.31%
Weight Gain, lbs 4.35 1.31 1.31
ADFI, lbs 4.35 1.31 1.31
Total Freed, lbs 4.35 1.31 1.31
Carcass Wt, lbs 4.35 1.31 1.31
Net Price $4.35 $1.31 $1.31
Revenue $4.35 $1.31 $1.31
Ave Feed Cost, $/ton $4.35 $1.31 $1.31
Diet Cost/lb $4.35 $1.31 $1.31
Total Feed Cost $4.35 $1.31 $1.31
Margin over Feed $4.35 $1.31 $1.31
ADFI(lbs)
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