Dry matter fed/day
Cost per tonne milk replacer
Price per litre of milk
Cost of feeding milk replacer/day
Cost of feeding cows milk/day
Saving using milk replacer
450 g/day
£1,500
28 p/l
67.50p
£1.40
£40.32
500 g/day
£1,500
28 p/l
75.00p
£1.40
£36.40
550 g/day
£1,500
28 p/l
82.50p
£1.40
£31.92
600 g/day
£1,500
28 p/l
90.00p
£1.40
£28.00
650 g/day
£1,500
28 p/l
97.50p
£1.40
£23.52
700 g/day
£1,500
28 p/l
£1.050
£1.40
£19.60
750 g/day
£1,500
28 p/l
£1.125
£1.40
£15.40
*Assumes cows milk is 12.5% dry matter. Assumes weaning at 56 days