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Instructions for Using Stocker/Feeder Cattle Spreadsheet Tools



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Instructions for Using Stocker Feeder Cattle Spreadsheet Tools University of Missouri Extension Commercial Agriculture Beef Focus Team Evaluation of Buying Stockers This spreadsheet was written in Microsoft Excel1 Conversion to other spreadsheet programs is not guaranteed You will be asked if you want to enable macros in the spreadsheet Click on the Enable Macros button The file has been scanned for viruses and is considered safe as it leaves my office The starting point for this spreadsheet is the upper left corner A1 of the Stocker Calculations Page If you are not at this location as the file is brought up press Control Home or use the scroll bars to go to that location Many of the calculations for this spreadsheet are done on the Sheet 1 page This page is available for you to look at and to examine the equations used however you don t need to enter any information on the page and it is locked If the page is too small or too large for your screen you can change the magnification by going to the View menu and selecting Zoom and then changing the setting Depending on what you want to calculate select left click one of the three buttons Return to Ownership and Management Purchase Price to Attain Given Return or Sale Price to Attain Given Return The spreadsheet allows you to have a period of confinement where the cattle are receiving a majority of their nutrient needs in the form of harvested feedstuffs silage feed grain hay etc followed by a period of time where the cattle are in a grazing situation with or without additional supplement The spreadsheet does not allow you to have the cattle in the grazing situation first followed by a confinement period If you are not utilizing a confinement period you must still enter values in several of the lines in the confinement period section Cost for processing products Cost of treatment Cost of re pull treatment Weight at end of confinement period will be same as purchase weight in this situation As with any spreadsheet tool



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