Student’s Name Instructor Course Date Question 1 Appropriate cow size Annual Dry Matter (DM) per Cow USD Cow weight Daily DM intake (lbs) Annual DM intake (lbs) Grazing 2/3 @ $0.013/lb Hay 1/3 @ $0.52/lb Total DM cost USD 1000 21.0 7665 66.43 1100 22.6 8249 71.49 1200 24.1 8797 76.24 1300 25.6 9344 80.98 1400 27.0 9855 85.41 Account Balance20152016 is operating below the optimum capacity. The best way of ensuring that the expenses match the revenue generated is by adopting the optimum number of cows and concentrating on the key income sources such as milk production. Optimizing the resources will lower the cost of production and increase the returns per cow. Returning the farm to profitability will facilitate future expansion. [...]
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