Wyoming Master Stockman

Breakeven Using a
Partial Budget Approach

This breakeven
tool works for multiple classes and species of livestock.

Proposed Change


Additional Costs


Additional
Income


Number

Price/




Number

Breakeven


Description

of Units

Cost

Total


Final Weight

of Head

Price

Total
























Enter
the projected final weight of your livestock.
Enter number






of
head you project to sell. Often this
number is different than






the
original number due to death loss. The
model will calculate






the breakeven price in
$/cwt.
















































Reduced Income


Reduced
Costs (Savings)


Number

Market




Number

Price/


Intial Weight

of Head

Price/CWT

Total


Description

of Units

Cost

Total










Days of Interest

Rate

























Enter the initial weight of your livestock,
number of head and price






in dollars per cwt. Also enter the number of days that you
are






considering holding your livestock. Finally, enter the interest rate






using either the rate on a loan if needed, or
the rate that could be






earned using this capital.



























Total Additional
Costs and Reduced Income



Total Additional Income and Reduced Costs







Breakeven Price


Sensitivity
Analysis

10% General Factor


5% General Factor


Worst

Likely

Best



Worst

Likely

Best


Savings

Savings

Savings



Savings

Savings

Savings

WorstCost





WorstCost




LikelyCost





LikelyCost




BestCost





BestCost








