Student Managed Farm Beef Team Final Presentation 2012

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  • Student Managed Farm Beef Team Final Presentation 2012

    1. 1. FinalPresentation
    2. 2. • 26 Purebred Black Angus Cows • 5 replacement heifers • 7 Yearling bulls • 1 two year old bull• 73 Commercial Angus base cows • 15 replacement heifers
    3. 3. Breanna Boyes, Cal Aube, Christian Gravesen,Jordan Martinson, Thomas Brochu, Ty McCrie
    4. 4. Evan Chalut, Jelissa Pond, Leah Keeling, Rebekkah Miller, Riley Isaacson
    5. 5. Evan Chalut, Jordan Martinson, Riley Isaacson
    6. 6. Brooke Lowes, Evan Chalut, Kristie Knudsen
    7. 7. Curtis Klein, Laryssa Williams, Logan Martinson
    8. 8. Brooke Lowes, Laryssa Williams
    9. 9. • Finished 44 steers• Contracted steers to Cargill for $1.22/lb• SMF Beef toured Cargill in High River
    10. 10. • Reserve Champion with • Two purebred heifers a pen of five bred heifers shown• Reserve Champion with a pen • Two prospect steers sold of five open replacement heifers
    11. 11. • Traditional branding of 2012 calves
    12. 12. Cow-calf Feeder TOTALTotal Income $69 254.52 0 $69,254.52Total $46,194.20 $51,921.08 $98,115.28ExpensesNet Income $23,060.32 $-51,921.08 $-28,860.76 Expected Income Bulls $11,000 Feeder Steers $80,573.86 Custom Feeding $4,058.34 Total $95,632
    13. 13. Cow-Calf Feeder TotalNet Income $23,060.32 $-51,921.08 $-28,860.76Expected $38,118.66 $28,652.78 $ 66,771.44Net Income
    14. 14. Projected Total $14,131.00ProfitTotal Actual Profit $28,652.60Difference $14,521.60
    15. 15. (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats)
    16. 16. • Ability to measure cattle statistics• Extended grazing• Positive industry relationships
    17. 17. • High quality commercial cow herd• High Weaning Weight • 2011 Weaning Weight – 714 lbs. • Industry average – 550lbs.
    18. 18. • Historical Cattle herd• Access to new technology
    19. 19. • Renting Bulls• Age• Culling protocol• Poor record keeping• Lack of communication from year to year
    20. 20. • Tagging System
    21. 21. • Size of the herd limits opportunity• Lack of personal connection• Poor conception rates for A.I. program • 2011 – 25% conception rate • Industry Average – 50-60%
    22. 22. • Managing body condition score• Creating two different enterprises• Electronic record keeping• Key Performance Indicators
    23. 23. • Generating good replacement heifers• New tagging system• Buying herd sires
    24. 24. • Embryo transfer • New A.I. protocol• GrowSafe RFI • Buying bull• Marketing • Leptin testing purebred bulls
    25. 25. • Constant turnover of students• Risk of disease
    26. 26. • Breeding different breeds every year• Lack of replacement heifers
    27. 27. • Not improving the herd• No clear bull sale future• Negative perception of herd
    28. 28. • Improve conception rates for A.I.• Purchase bulls• Key Performance Indicators• Computer in the Red Barn• Take pride in the herd
    29. 29. Item BudgetLivestock Sales $73,351.27TOTAL INCOME $81,254.52Feed Expenses $29,660.72Livestock Purchases $32,000.00TOTAL EXPENSE $76,695.90NET INCOME $4,558.62
    30. 30. • Scott Webb – New Holland• Rusty Stalwick – Nilsson Bros.• Brian Chrisp – Misty Hills Charolais• Ernie Gibson – Everblack Angus• Bill Hamblin –• Bob Wilson -• Denis Mercier – Cargill Foods• Duncan MacMillan – MacMillan Ranch• Christine Erichsen – Merck• Dean Davidson – XXX Farms• Page Stuart – Elanco Animal Health• Neil Carruthers – Pfizer Animal Health• Lisa Andrashewski – Pioneer Hi-breds• Westman Farms
    31. 31. • Pete Wilkinson • Robert Dixon• Geoff Brown • Joanne Dickson• Ron Hoffman • Sharon Reiter• Jamie Anderson • Deanna Krys• Denise Martin • Dr. Crystal Mullen• Tracy Quinton • Dr. Ken Smith• Josie Pashulka
    32. 32. Any Questions?

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