Updated report examines cost to raise heifers

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Now that feed prices are higher, what does it cost to raise a dairy calf or heifer? An updated report from the University of Wisconsin evaluates the cost and labor efficiencies associated with raising dairy replacements on Wisconsin dairy farms and custom calf- and heifer-raising operations. The report also looks at the total cost to raise a dairy heifer from birth to freshening. To access “Economic Costs and Labor Efficiencies Associated with Raising Dairy Herd Replacements on Wisconsin Dairy Farms and Custom Heifer Raising Operations,” click here.

 



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