a spreadsheet designed to help you calculate the cost of raising a heifer now includes a worksheet to help you account for the cost of manure. The worksheet calculates the cost of manure storage and disposal for heifers of various age groups. Check out the “Cost of Raising Replacement Dairy Heifers” spreadsheet at the Penn State Dairy Cattle Nutrition Web site.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:http://www-das.cas.psu.edu/dcn/calfmgt/special/files/psucrrhManure2.xls