Producers: Economics

Expected Costs
This document will explain how the costs of a disease are related to the probability of disease occurring on farm and its morbidity (sickness) rate. It serves as a guide for producers to estimate how much they can spend on various disease risk management practices based on these variables. There is a spreadsheet by the same name.
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Biosecurity Costs
This document reviews nine different disease risk management practices and gives estimated costs associated with their implementation. It serves as a guideline to determine how much specific activities could cost to apply on farm.
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Cow-Calf Budgets
This document is designed for cow-calf producers and looks at the various costs associated with sick animals on farm. It requires input from veterinary costs, regional data regarding production and management, and farm specific production data. There is a spreadsheet by the same name.
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Dairy Budgets
This document is designed for dairy producers and looks at the various costs associated with sick animals on farm. It requires the same input as Cow-Calf Budgets and also has a spreadsheet by the same name.
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Feedlot Budget
This document is designed for feedlot owners/managers and looks at the various costs associated with sick animals on farm. It requires the same input as Cow-Calf Budgets and also has a spreadsheet by the same name.
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Depopulation
In the event a foreign animal disease is diagnosed on a farm, depopulation of the herd may be required. This document examines the various costs associated with the process as well as cleaning and disinfection and the repopulation process. There is a spreadsheet by the same name for Cow/Calf, Feedlot and Dairy.
General:
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Cow-Calf:
[English Excel] [English PDF]
Dairy:
[English Excel] [English PDF]
Feedlot:
[English Excel] [English PDF]