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Model Livestock Farm 2012

This section illustrates the financial and physical performance of a typical mid-sized commercial family farming livestock businesses found in the UK. Remember that the profit figure (if any) is not the farmer's income; the profit generated by the business must fund capital investment and meet any tax liabilities..


Livestock
Schedule Head Stocking rate Area LSU
Suckler beef 40 1.8 22 30
Store cattle 100 3.0 33 50
Sheep 350 10.0 35 39
      91 118
Gross margin /LSU /ha £
Sucklers 113 152 3,384
Store cattle 482 716 23,850
Lowland sheep 301 331 11,585
Total gross margin 329 429 38,819

Other income
Single Payment 153 200 18,111
ELS 23 30 2,717
Non farm income     15,000
Total other income 304 396 35,828

Fixed costs
Labour 292 380 34,411
Power And Machinery 177 230 20,828
Overheads 104 135 12,225
Rent & Interest 50 65 5,886
Total fixed costs 622 810 73,350
       
PROFIT/LOSS 11 14 1,297



NB: Please note that the labour charge includes unpaid labour.

All figures have been supplied by the John Nix Farm Pocketbook, please remember that these figures are used as a guide only and do not account for individual farms circumstances and conditions.



For more information:
John Nix - Pocketbook
www.thepocketbook.co.uk



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