What is the cost per year to feed a cow?

Beef Cattle March 10, 2012 Print Friendly and PDF

Try the website below and read the University of Nebraska publication NebGuide and download the spreadsheet. To make the spreadsheets work, you will need Microsoft Excel® on your computer. Go to one of the cow budgets that looks like the closest of what you want to do, then enter in your costs. There are default costs, but to make the information accurate for you, put your own information in. Nebraska Cattle Budgets, Instructions for Using the Nebraska Cattle Budgets Spreadsheet (PDF, 538 KB). www.ianrpubs.unl.edu.

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