GROSS MARGINS : HILL SHEEP 2004/2005

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1 GROSS MARGINS GROSS MARGINS : HILL SHEEP 2004/2005 All flocks Top third Number of flocks in sample Average size of flock (ewes and ewe lambs) Lambs reared per ewe ENTERPRISE OUTPUT per ewe per ewe Lamb sales - store finished Other sheep sales Wool sales Sheep subsidies SAP Sheep compensation Chernobyl Net sheep quota Valuation change Sheep purchases Total enterprise output Purchased and bulk feed Stock keep Veterinary & medicines Other livestock costs - sheep Forage variable costs Total variable costs Gross margin Gross margin excluding subsidies

2 GROSS MARGINS : UPLAND SHEEP 2004/2005 All flocks Top third Number of flocks in sample Average size of flock (ewes and ewe lambs) Lambs reared per ewe ENTERPRISE OUTPUT per ewe per ewe Lamb sales - store finished Other sheep sales Wool sales Sheep subsidies SAP Sheep compensation Chernobyl Net sheep quota Valuation change Sheep purchases Total enterprise output Purchased and bulk feed Stock keep Veterinary & medicines Other livestock costs sheep Forage variable costs Total variable costs Gross margin Gross margin excluding subsidies

3 GROSS MARGINS : LOWLAND SHEEP 2004/2005 All flocks Top third Number of flocks in sample Average size of flock (ewes and ewe lambs) Lambs reared per ewe ENTERPRISE OUTPUT per ewe per ewe Lamb sales - store finished Other sheep sales Wool sales Sheep subsidies SAP Net sheep quota Valuation change Sheep purchases Total enterprise output Purchased and bulk feed Stock keep Veterinary & medicines Other livestock costs sheep Forage variable costs Total variable costs Gross margin Gross margin excluding subsidies

4 GROSS MARGINS : LOWLAND SUCKLER COWS 2004/2005 Number of herds in sample 28 9 Average size of herd (breeding cows) Calf and store cattle sales Bull and cow sales Finished cattle sales Cattle subsidies SCP Cattle subsidies BSP Cattle subsidies Other Net suckler cow quota Valuation change Cattle purchases Total enterprise output Purchased and bulk feed Veterinary & medicines Other livestock costs beef Forage variable costs Total variable costs Gross margin Gross margin excluding subsidies

5 GROSS MARGINS : UPLAND SUCKLER COWS 2004/2005 Number of herds in sample Average size of herd (breeding cows) Calf and store cattle sales Bull and cow sales Finished cattle sales Cattle subsidies SCP Cattle subsidies BSP Cattle subsidies - Other Net suckler cow quota Valuation change Cattle purchases Total enterprise output Purchased and bulk feed Veterinary & medicines Other livestock costs - beef Forage variable costs Total variable costs Gross margin Gross margin excluding subsidies

6 GROSS MARGINS : HILL SUCKLER COWS 2004/2005 Number of herds in sample Average size of herd (breeding cows) Calf and store cattle sales Bull and cow sales Finished cattle sales Cattle subsidies SCP Cattle subsidies BSP Cattle subsidies Other Net suckler cow quota Valuation change Cattle purchases Total enterprise output Purchased and bulk feed Veterinary & medicines Other livestock costs beef Forage variable costs Total variable costs Gross margin Gross margin excluding subsidies

7 GROSS MARGINS : HILL AND UPLAND DAIRY 2004/2005 Number of herds in sample Average size of herd (dairy cows) Average milk yield (litres per cow) Milk Calves Bull and cow sales Net milk quota leased Slaughter Premium and Dairy Premium Valuation change Cattle purchases Total enterprise output Purchased and bulk feed Veterinary & medicines Other livestock costs - dairy Forage variable costs Total variable costs Gross margin Margin over concentrates Gross margin excluding subsidies

8 GROSS MARGINS : LOWLAND DAIRY 2004/2005 Number of herds in sample Average size of herd (dairy cows) Average milk yield (litres per cow) Milk Calves Bull and cow sales Net milk quota leased Slaughter Premium and Dairy Premium Valuation change Cattle purchases Total enterprise output Purchased and bulk feed Veterinary & medicines Other livestock costs - dairy Forage variable costs Total variable costs Gross margin Margin over concentrates Gross margin excluding subsidies

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