Swine Budget - April 2012

Income ($/pig)
  Farrow to Wean
Nursery
Grow-Finish
Farrow to Finish
Market Pig @ 101% of Base Price $148.44/ckg, 110 index, 96.76 kg plus $2 premium
     
$161.57


Variable Costs ($/pig)
  Farrow to Wean
Nursery
Grow-Finish
Farrow to Finish
Breeding Herd Feed @ 1,100 kg/sow
$17.40
 
 
$19.06
Nursery Feed @ 32 kg/pig
 
$14.50
 
$15.19
Grower-Finisher Feed @ 263 kg/pig
 
 
$85.95
$85.95
Net Replacement Cost for Gilts
$1.47
 
 
$1.61
Health (Vet & Supplies)
$1.85
$1.82
$0.90
$4.83
Breeding ( AI & Supplies)
$1.41
 
 
$1.54
Marketing, Grading, Trucking
 
 
$3.56
$3.56
Utilities (Hydro, Gas)
$1.96
$1.30
$2.00
$5.50
Miscellaneous
$0.45
$0.15
$0.35
$1.00
Manure Disposal
$0.83
$0.33
$1.13
$2.39
Repairs & Maintenance
$0.70
$0.35
$1.13
$2.27
Labour
$6.96
$1.85
$4.00
$13.55
Operating Loan Interest
$0.28
$0.32
$0.73
$1.37
Total Variable Costs
$33.30
$20.62
$99.76
$157.83

 
Fixed Costs ($/pig)
  Farrow to Wean
Nursery
Grow-Finish
Farrow to Finish
Depreciation
$3.48
$1.77
$5.67
$11.33
Interest
$2.23
$1.13
$3.63
$7.25
Taxes & Insurance
$0.70
$0.35
$1.13
$2.27
Total Fixed Costs
$6.40
$3.26
$10.43
$20.85

Summary of Costs ($/pig)
  Farrow to Wean
Nursery
Grow-Finish
Farrow to Finish
Feed
$17.40
$14.50
$85.95
$120.20
Other Variable
$15.90
$6.12
$13.80
$37.63
Fixed
$6.40
$3.26
$10.43
$20.85
Total Variable & Fixed Costs
$39.70
$23.88
$110.18
$178.67

Summary
  Farrow to Wean
Feeder Pig
Wean to Finish
Farrow to Finish
Total Cost ($/pig)
$39.70
$65.38
$135.20
$178.67
Net Return Farrow to Finish ($/pig)
-$17.10
Farrow to Finish Breakeven Base Price ($/ckg, 100 index) includes 101% Base Price with $2 Premium
$164.35
Farrow to Finish Breakeven Base Price ($/ckg, 100 index) excludes 101% Base Price & $2 Premium
$167.87

This is the estimated accumulated cost for a market hog sold during the month of April 2012. The farrow to wean phase estimates the weaned pig cost for November 2011 and the nursery phase estimates the feeder pig cost for January 2012. For further details, refer to the "2012 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 April 2012
Last Reviewed: 15 January 2016