SheepFlock is a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet that considers
the flock inventory; available pasture and hay resources; purchased
feed; fences, buildings, equipment and other capital items; interest
expense and opportunity costs; labor; and other cash and noncash
expenses to determine profitability.
Sheep Flock Budget is available in Excel
Click and save to an appropriate folder or open the spreadsheet
directly if Excel is installed on your system. The spreadsheet
includes three macros.
Procedure for downloading and enabling macros:
- Download and save the file to your hard drive.
- Open the file.
- Tools->Macros->Security (change security from High to Medium).
- Save and close the file.
- Open the file (enable macros when prompted).
Disclaimer: Sheep Flock Budget provides
default values for all inputs, including an estimate of daily
digestible dry matter required per ewe. In no case should these
values necessarily be considered correct for a particular farm.
In addition, although the calculations of Sheep Flock Budget have
been checked carefully, there could be errors in the spreadsheet.
Please report any errors to Mike