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					                                                     Cattle
                                                         Coproduct
                                                            Optimizer
                                                               Decision
                                                                   Evaluator
              DESCRIPTION                                               INPUTS
This computer-based model evaluates economic          To generate results for a specific user's feeding
returns for feeding byproducts to feedlot cattle      situations, the user provides the following feedi
compared to a control diet with no byproducts.        inputs:
Performance equations were developed from                -In and Out weights and prices for cattle
research experiments feeding varying dietary             -Dry matter intake (DMI) and feed conversion
byproduct inclusion levels. These equations               (F:G) for control diet
project days on feed when feeding different              -Diet and byproduct ingredients' dry matter
byproducts at varying inclusion rates. Six user-           content, price, and transportation cost.
define options enable users to simultaneously            -Processing and medication expense, death
compare six different byproduct options to the             loss, yardage, and interest rate.
control diet. The six byproduct options are Sweet
Bran (SB, a gluten feed produced by Cargill),
Traditional wet corn gluten feed, wet distillers
grains plus solubles (WDGS), modified distillers
grains plus solubles (MDGS), dry distillers grains    This model should not be used with byproduct
plus solubles (DDGS), Dakota Bran Cake (DBran,        research to support higher byproduct levels. W
a fractionated byproduct including corn bran and      combination, users must use caution as previo
distillers solubles), and SB/WDGS combination.        byproducts or Sweet Bran inclusion levels clos



                                                      If byproducts are being delivered to the feedlot
                                                      into your own scenario.



                                                      Crystal Buckner, Galen Erickson, Terry K
 timizer
   ecision
      Evaluator
  INPUTS                                                OUTPUTS
ults for a specific user's feeding     Six output scenarios are computed, one for each
ser provides the following feeding     byproduct type and/or inclusion level defined by
                                       the user. Based on user specified daily feed
eights and prices for cattle           intake, feed conversion and the cattle performance
 ake (DMI) and feed conversion         equations, Cattle Code calculates daily gain and
                                       projected days on feed. Days on feed and
 oduct ingredients' dry matter         byproduct inputs may change feed costs, yardage
e, and transportation cost.            and interest expenses, etc. User can identify profit
nd medication expense, death           maximizing inclusion levels for each byproduct.
e, and interest rate.



                      RESTRICTIONS
 ld not be used with byproduct inclusion levels above 50% DM, as there is not sufficient
port higher byproduct levels. When choosing the input of Sweet Bran/WDGS
ers must use caution as previous research only supports a 1:1 blend of the two
weet Bran inclusion levels close to 30% DM with varying WDGS levels.


                                     NOTES
e being delivered to the feedlot and priced without any hauling costs, then insert 0 miles



                    DESIGNED BY
er, Galen Erickson, Terry Klopfenstein, Darrell Mark, and Virgil Bremer
Step 1                                                                                         Step 3
                    Cattle Inputs
Initial wt, lbs                                     740                                        % Dietary Inclusion
Final wt, lbs                                      1300
Dry Matter Intake, lbs                                24
Feed Conversion                                      6.5

Feeder Cattle price/cwt                            96.5
Fat Cattle price/cwt                                 90                                         Corn Stalks

Proc & Meds, $/hd                                20.00
Death Loss, %                                       1.5
Yardage, $/hd/day                                  0.35                                        Transportation
Cattle Loan Interest, %                           8.1%


                                                                                               For Combinations
  Step 2
                                        Feed Inputs
Byproduct                % DM       $/ton As-is at plant   Equal $/ton DM    Price as % corn   Output
Sweet Bran                60.0                     82.85            138.08             95.00   Performance
Trad WCGF                 45.0                     62.14            138.09             95.01
WDGS                      33.0                     45.57            138.09             95.01
MDGS                      43.5                     60.07            138.09             95.01
DDGS                      88.0                   121.52             138.09             95.01
Dbran                     52.0                     71.80            138.08             95.00   Costs/ hd

Corn                      %DM     $/bu As-is delivered      Equal$/tonDM
Corn/bu for DRC            86.0                   3.50             146.14
Corn/bu for HMC            78.0                   3.17             147.94                      Rations

Diet Ingredients         % DM     $/ton As-is delivered    Equal $/ton DM
Corn Silage               35.0                    22.27              63.62
Alfalfa Hay    88.0   100.00   113.64
Grass Hay      88.0    64.94    73.79   Summary
Corn Stalks    90.0    60.51    67.23
Urea          100.0   320.00   320.00
Supplement     95.0   190.00   200.00
                                                 Diet Option Input
                                       Control       WDGS
                                                    WDGS             WDGS
                                                                    WDGS              WDGS
                                                                                       WDGS         WDGS
                                                                                                   WDGS               WDGS
                                                                                                                     WDGS
Byproduct 1                                     0              10               20            30               40                50
WDGS% for Feeding Combinations                  0               0                0             0                0                 0
Dry Rolled Corn                              44.5           39.50            34.50         29.50            24.50             19.50
High Moisture Corn                           44.5           39.50            34.50         29.50            24.50             19.50
Corn Total                                     89              79               69            59               49                39
Corn Stalks                                     7               7                7             7                7                 7
Supplement                                      4               4                4             4                4                 4
Total                                       100%            100%             100%          100%             100%              100%

AF lbs/ load                                             50,000             50,000       50,000            50,000            50,000
$/ loaded mile                                            $3.00              $3.00        $3.00             $3.00             $3.00
miles from plant                                              60                 60           60                60                60

AF lbs/load                                              50,000             50,000       50,000            50,000            50,000
$/ loaded mile                                             $3.00              $3.00        $3.00             $3.00             $3.00
miles from plant                                              30                 30           30                30                30


                                          Control         WDGS              WDGS         WDGS              WDGS              WDGS
Dry Matter Intake                           24.00          24.41             24.47        24.17             23.52             22.51
Feed Conversion                              6.50           6.20              5.98         5.85              5.78              5.77
Average Daily Gain                           3.69           3.94              4.09         4.13              4.07              3.90
Days on Feed                                  152            142               137          135               138               144

Non-feeding Yardage Costs                  $35.39         $33.16            $31.95        $31.61           $32.11            $33.50
Feeding Costs at yard                      $17.69         $17.93            $18.48        $19.36           $20.61            $22.31
Hauling cost to yard/ hd/ DOF period                       $3.78             $7.31        $10.72           $14.12            $17.63

Ration DM%                                  83.17          78.23          73.29            68.38         63.48             58.58
Ration CP%                                   13.5           13.5           13.5             15.3          17.6              19.9
Ration Cost, $/ton DM                     $145.73        $146.04        $146.34          $147.43       $148.72           $150.01
Total feeding cost/hd                     $352.45        $338.55        $329.73          $326.47       $327.45           $332.34
Feeding Cost of Gain          $0.68     $0.65     $0.64      $0.63      $0.63     $0.64
Profit/Loss                 $73.48    $89.49    $99.46    $103.05    $101.65    $95.51
Advantage to Cattle Owner             $16.00    $25.98     $29.57     $28.17    $22.03
 WDGS
WDGS
            60
             0
         14.50
         14.50
            29
             7
             4
         100%

    50,000
     $3.00
         60

    50,000
      $3.00
         30


        WDGS
         21.15
          5.83
          3.63
           154

        $36.00   Sweet Bran
        $24.57   Trad WCGF
        $21.36   WDGS
                 MDGS
      53.68      DDGS
       22.2      Dbran
    $151.29      SB/WDGS
    $341.52
  $0.66
$84.08
$10.60

				
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