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Average Farm Feed
Costs For Handy
To help farmers across the state
to have handy reference of com
modity input costs in their feeding
operations for DHIA record sheets
or to develop livestock feed cost
data, here’s this week’s average
costs of various ingredients as
compiled from regional reports
across the state of Pennsylvania.
Remember these are averages so
you will need to adjust your figures
up or down according to your loca-
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tion and the quality of your crop.
Com. No, 2y - 3.15 bu. 5.64 cwL
Wheat, No. 2 - 3.64 bu. 6.07
Barley, No. 3 - 2.43 bu. 5.20
Oats, No. 2-1.68 bu. 5.24 cwL
Soybeans, No. 1 -6.65 bu. 11.11
Ear Com - old 80.00 ton 4.00
Ear Com - new 88.96 ton 4.45.
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Mixed Hay - 112.50 ton 5.63
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DHIA Makes Adjustments
(Continued from Pago A 24)
points; 2. Richard Smith, Bucks
County, 84 points; and Liseter
Farm. Chester County, 82 points.
Holstein Breed: 1. Frederick
Farms, Blair County, 154 points;
2. Keystone Farm, Northampton
County. 145 points, and Ranklin
Farm, Warren County, 145 points.
Jersey Breed: 1. Ralph & Gary
Oakes, Mercer County, 136 points;
2. Rankin Farm, Warren County,
128 points; and 3. Romar Jersey
Farm, Mercer County, 92 points.
Mixed Breed: 1. Don Mattison,
Tioga County. 131 points; 2. Dean
Cole, Tioga County, 111 points;
and 3. Oak Pine Dairy, Centre
How Does Your Herd Compare?
STATE COLLEGE (Centre Co.) These data are calculated using
information pulled from Pennsylvania DHIA’s mainframe computer
each week. It is a one-week summary representing approximately one
fourth of the herds on test, as they are tested monthly.
These data are valuable from a business management standpoint and
can be used for comparing your operations to the averages from about
one-fourth of the herds across the state.
DHIA Averages for all herds processed between 02/05/94 and 02/12/94
♦Feed Consumed Per Cow Per
D: Day Pasture
♦Feed Cost Per Cow Per Year(s)
"Total Feed Cost Per Cow Per
♦lncome Over Feed Costs Per
♦Grain to Milk Ratio
♦Feed Cost Per CWT Milk(s)
Avg Level For 877 SCC Herds
Number of Herds Processed
Number of Cows Processed
Number of Cows Per Herd
Milk Per Cow (Lbs)
Fal Per Cow (Lbs)
Protein Per Cow (Lbs)
Average Days in Milk Per Cow
•Value for CWT Milk(s)
•Value for CWT Grain(s)
•Value for CWT Hay(s)
•Value for CWT Silage(s)
•Value for Pasture Per Day(s)
•Value for Milk Per Cow Per
new housing for
■ Breeder Contracts
■ Layer Contracts
101'x245' 3000 head tunnel ventilated hog finishing house
For information on new contracts being
offered by local feed and livestock companies
“We live in a world where people believe Elvis is alive
and God is dead. People act not on what they know but on
what they believe.**— Gordon Conklin, guest speaker
County, 110 points.
The lowest SCC herd in the state
was Highland H Farms, Jefferson
County with 64,000 somatic cells/
ml. rolling average 20.6 cows,
The event marked the 251 h year
that Pennsylvania was incorpor
ated and a library of memorabilia
was assembled for the enjoyment
of the attendees. A joint publica
tion between Pennsylvania DHIA
Pennsylvania’s Authorized Master Distributor
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and Penn State University,
authored by Donald L. Ace, pro
fessor emeritus, was available for
purchase at the meeting. Entitled A
History and Perspective of the
Pennsylvania Dairy Herd
Improvement Association Prog
ram, 1910 to 1991, the publication
would still be available by contact
ing the dairy and animal science
department at the university or the
state office of DHIA.
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