Cost of Production
There is no single goal that will satisfy every beef producer, however, the following goal should be applicable to the cow-calf segment of the beef industry: Manage available resources for maximum continuing net profit (of minimize net losses) while improving and conserving resources. Below are some tools that will help you manage your budget of your cow-calf enterprise.
Enterprise Budget Spreadsheet
This is the spreadsheet that goes with the article above. It was built to help you determine your cost of production.
Know Your Cost of Production: A Review for the Cow - Calf OperationPaul H. Gutierrez, Casey Danley, Jerry Hawkes, New Mexico State University- November 2011