2013 Dairy Farming Averages Report - Farm Owners

2013 Highlights

  • Operating Profit per hectare took a dive down to $2263, a 29.5% drop
  • Production per hectare was down to 1113kg, a 8.9% drop
  • Operating expenses per kg/MS was up 7.3% but down slightly on a per hectare basis by 2.3%
  • Fertiliser costs per hectare had the biggest decrease by 11.8%

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2012 Highlights

  • Operating profit per hectare exceeded $3000 to $3212 a 7% increase
  • Production per hectare up at 1222kg 15.6%
  • Operating expenses per kg/MS was down 4% but per hectare increased by 11%
  • Milk income increased by $582 per hectare
  • Feed costs per cow were up 15% now $587, this represents $157 more per cow since 2010
  • Fertiliser costs per hectare went up by 14% and repairs and maintenance up 31.2%

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2011 Highlights

  • Operating profit per hectare up to $2998
  • Production per hectare up at 1057kg with the national average at 920kg
  • Working expenses up by 8% to $3.88 per milk solid
  • Food costs up $100 per year to approx $500 per cow

2011 Full report

2010 Highlights

  • Operating profit almost back to levels achieved in 2008
  • The trend for production is increasing per Ha
  • Labour and Fertiliser costs are down from 2009
  • Feed costs have continued to rise

2010 Full report

 

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