Beef rough indicator and calculator of key performance indicators

The Beef rough indicator and calculator of key performance indicators (BRICK) is a business analysis spreadsheet that aims to assess the productivity and profitability of extensive grazing enterprises. It uses management accounting principles and results from the latest research in cattle reproduction sciences – CashCow – to help you identify areas of your beef business which may be under performing.

Download the BRICK user manual (PDF, 912KB).

Download the BRICK spreadsheet (XLS, 124KB).

For more information about BRICK, help using it or to provide feedback please email Tim Moravek, Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Charters Towers, at timothy.moravek@daf.qld.gov.au or phone 13 25 23.

Read more about the CashCow project, download the technical synopsis (PDF, 793KB) or download the final report from Meat & Livestock Australia.