This page contains the following helpful information for users of the BeefBasis Expected Value of Additional Weight at Time of Sale tool.
This tool allows you to analyze the value of additional pounds realized at the time your cattle are sold.
The earliest date at which you might sell the animal(s).
The sex of the animal(s) being marketed.
First Calculated Sell Date.
The expected sell weight that you will market the animal at, to adjust the marginal weight, adjust the increment of Added Weight input box.
The forecasted cash price you should expect for the animal(s); based on sell date, weight, and specified location.
The value of the animal at the selected location, calculated weight, and forecast price (i.e., Expected Cash Price * Weight).
The value of gain achieved for the feeding period. That is, the marginal revenue between the last feeding period and the first period divided by the marginal weight gain between the last feeding period and the indicated period.