Dairy Profitability

Milk-Feed Margins Still Key to Profitability


Figuring out the margin between milk prices and feed costs is critical to understanding the profitability available for us in our operation and industry.

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5 Tips to Maximize Dairy Profitability

5 Tips to Maximize Dairy Profitability


As a dairy producer, you know cost control is important on a dairy, but the ultimate goal is profit. In most cases, when you add more milk, you will gain more profit. This may seem obvious, but many producers automatically assume more milk will come with more costs, such as feed, water, facilities and labor. While this generally will be the case, i.e., costs increase, the value of the added milk is greater than the added costs and thus profits increase.

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