Swine Budget - March 2015

Income ($/pig)
Income ($/pig) Farrow to Wean
Nursery
Grow-Finish
Farrow to Finish
Market Pig @ 101% of Base Price $148.70/ckg, 110 index, 102.25 kg plus $2 premium
-
-
-
$170.92


Variable Costs ($/pig)
Variable Costs ($/pig)
Farrow to Wean
Nursery
Grow-Finish
Farrow to Finish
Breeding Herd Feed @ 1,100 kg/sow
$13.80
-
-
$15.13
Nursery Feed @ 33.5 kg/pig
-
$16.67
-
$17.57
Grower-Finisher Feed @ 277 kg/pig
-
-
$85.52
$85.52
Net Replacement Cost for Gilts
$1.37
-
-
$1.51
Health (Vet & Supplies)
$2.16
$2.10
$0.45
$5.03
Breeding ( AI & Supplies)
$1.48
-
-
$1.63
Marketing, Grading, Trucking
 $0.50
 $0.75
$4.01
$5.35
Utilities (Hydro, Gas)
$1.96
$1.15
$1.77
$5.14
Miscellaneous
$1.00
$0.10
$0.20
$1.40
Repairs & Maintenance
$1.09
$0.57
$1.95
$3.74
Labour
$6.27
$1.85
$4.00
$12.83
Operating Loan Interest
$0.25
$0.30
$1.01
$1.60
Total Variable Costs
$29.88
$23.49
$98.92
$156.44

 
Fixed Costs ($/pig)
Fixed Costs ($/pig) Farrow to Wean
Nursery
Grow-Finish
Farrow to Finish
Depreciation
$3.63
$1.88
$6.49
$12.45
Interest
$2.03
$1.06
$3.63
$6.97
Taxes & Insurance
$0.73
$0.38
$1.30
$2.49
Total Fixed Costs
$6.38
$3.32
$11.42
$21.92

Summary of Costs ($/pig)
Summary of Costs ($/pig) Farrow to Wean
Nursery
Grow-Finish
Farrow to Finish
Feed
$13.80
$16.67
$85.52
$118.22
Other Variable
$16.08
$6.82
$13.40
$38.22
Fixed
$6.38
$3.32
$11.42
$21.92
Total Variable & Fixed Costs
$36.26
$26.80
$110.34
$178.36

Summary Farrow to Wean
Feeder Pig
Wean to Finish
Farrow to Finish
Total Cost ($/pig)
$36.26
$64.55
$138.58
$178.36
Net Return Farrow to Finish ($/pig)
-$7.44
Farrow to Finish Breakeven Base Price ($/ckg, 100 index) includes 101% Base Price with $2 Premium
$155.24
Farrow to Finish Breakeven Base Price ($/ckg, 100 index) excludes 101% Base Price & $2 Premium
$158.58
Summary

This is the estimated accumulated cost for a market hog sold during the month of March 2015. The farrow to wean phase estimates the weaned pig cost for October 2014 and the nursery phase estimates the feeder pig cost for December 2014. For further details, refer to the "2014 Budget Notes".


For more information:
Toll Free: 1-877-424-1300
E-mail: ag.info.omafra@ontario.ca

Author: Douglas Richards - Swine Grower Finisher Specialist/OMAFRA
Creation Date: 07 October 2013
Last Reviewed: 07 April 2015