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Department of Agricultural Economics & Rural Sociology

Physical Address:
E. J. Iddings Agricultural Science Laboratory, Rm 39
606 S Rayburn St

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2334
Moscow, ID 83844-2334

Phone: 208-885-6264

Fax: 208-885-5759

Email: aers@uidaho.edu

Web: uidaho.edu/cals/aers

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Livestock Budgets

Livestock enterprise budgets can be used by producers, lenders and others to estimate costs and returns for many livestock enterprises. Budgets are updated in even years and are available in PDF and Excel format.

Beef Cattle

Cow-calf budgets

  • 250-head, summer on private range, winter feeding necessary (CC1) | 2018 PDF | 2018 Excel
  • 300-head, summer on private and federal range, winter feeding necessary (CC2) | 2016 PDF |
  • 500-head, summer on federal range, winter on federal and private range (CC3) | 2018 PDF | 2018 Excel
  • 500-head, summer on federal and state range, winter feeding necessary (CC4) | 2016 PDF | 2018 Excel
  • 300-head, summer on federal range, winter on harvested feeds and crop aftermath (CC5) | 2018 PDF | 2018 Excel
  • 250-head, summer on federal and state range, winter feeding necessary (CC6) | 2018 PDF |  2018 Excel
  • 500-head, summer on federal, state, and private range, winter on federal range (CC7) | 2018 PDF | 2018 Excel

Replacement Heifer budget

Stocker budgets

Feedlot budgets

  • Feedlot budget | Excel |
  • 5,000-head, calf to slaughter (FL1) |2018 PDF | 2018 Excel
  • 5,000-head, yearling to slaughter, concentrate ration (FL2) | PDF |

Dairy

2014 costs and returns for southern Idaho

  • 5,000-head, open lot dairy | PDF | Excel |
  • 2,500-head, free stall dairy | PDF | Excel |
  • 120-head, Jersey dairy | PDF | Excel |
  • 210-head, open lot Holstein dairy (D1) | PDF | Excel |
  • 210-head, free stall Holstein dairy (D2) | PDF | Excel |
  • 10,000-head, Heifer raising facility | PDF | Excel |
  • 400-head, Heifer raising facility | PDF | Excel |

Sheep

Sheep budgets

  • Sheep budget | Excel |
  • 1,000-head, April lambing on range, lambs sold as feeders (SR1-14) | PDF |
  • 1,000-head, April lambing on range, lambs sold as fat lambs (SR2-14) | PDF
  • Ewes on pasture, lambs on drylot, 100-head (SF1-14) | PDF | EXCEL |

Browse and download cost of crop production documents and spreadsheets for each region of Idaho. Please email ashleew@uidaho.edu if you need archived budgets past the dates shown.

Beef Budgets

Sheep Budgets

  • Sheep budget | 2014

Contact

Department of Agricultural Economics & Rural Sociology

Physical Address:
E. J. Iddings Agricultural Science Laboratory, Rm 39
606 S Rayburn St

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2334
Moscow, ID 83844-2334

Phone: 208-885-6264

Fax: 208-885-5759

Email: aers@uidaho.edu

Web: uidaho.edu/cals/aers

Directions