Assessing options for drought response — 4. Sell, feed or agist PTIC cows

This is the fourth of seven recorded presentations, demonstrating how to assess management options in response to drought.

In this presentation, Fred Chudleigh (Agricultural Economist, Department of Agriculture and Fisheries) discusses how to use spreadsheet tools to assess and compare options of selling, feeding or agisting pregnancy tested in-calf (PTIC) cows in response to drought. You can watch the full recording (21 minutes) or use playlist below to jump to the start of a particular section within the presentation.

Playlist index

  1. Sell, feed or agist PTIC cows
  2. Respond to drought
  3.  What steps have we taken so far
  4. Sell, feed or agist PTIC cows
  5. Sell and re-purchase PTIC cows versus feeding
  6. Spreadsheet example: Feed or sell PTIC cows
  7. Sell and re-purchase PTIC cows versus agistment
  8. Spreadsheet example: Agist or sell PTIC cows
  9. Sell, feed, or agist PTIC cows?Summary
  10. Where to next?

Excel spreadsheets

Excel – 1 Feed or sell PTIC cows

Excel – 2 Agist or sell PTIC cows

This recording has been compiled within the Improving profitability and resilience of beef and sheep businesses in Queensland—Preparing for, responding to and recovering from drought project.