Free Range Contract Egg Production
Operating Budget per cycle of 58 weeks (17 – 72 weeks + 2)

Flock size      
Pyshical performance levels used in this budget     Financial Indicators  
Eggs per bird housed to 72 week: Capital Investment per bird: Calc 1
Feed consumption gm/bird/day   Producers capital investment Calc 2
Mortality % Annualised margin per bird Calc 3
Year 1 – return on capital Calc 4

Income Items
    £ ’s £ ’s £ ’s
Input unit values Per flock Pence/Dozen Costs
Egg Sales
(64 grams weighted average egg weight at 5% seconds)
Calc 5 Calc 6  
         
Old hen value less catching cost Calc 7 Calc 8  
TOTAL SALES Calc 8 Calc 9  

Cost Items
Unit cost £’s
16 week replacement pullets Calc 10 Calc 11 Calc 12
         
Feed .@ £’s per tonne
Calc 13 Calc 14 Calc 15
Labour based on hours/000 birds/day        
72% A.W.B grade 2 rate of £/hr Calc 16    
28% A.W.B grade 2 overtime rate of £/hr Calc 17    
.     + 13% holiday cover, 11% N.I.        
Sub Total calc 18 calc 19 calc 20
         
Electicity p /bird calc 21 calc 22  
Repairs / Maintenance calc 23 calc 24  
Vaccination /Vet / Animal Health calc 25 calc 26  
Shed cleandown costs calc 27 calc 28  
Range Management costs calc 29 calc 30  
Litter calc 31 calc 32  
Pest Control / Contractor calc 33 calc 34  
Land rental equivalent calc 35 calc 36  
Water calc 37 calc 38  
Insurance calc 39 calc 40  
Petrol / Vehicles calc 41 calc 42  
Telephone / Office calc 43 calc 44  
Bank charges / Accountant calc 45 calc 46  
  Sub total calc 47 calc 48 calc 49

Depreciation Charges
Buildings 20 year life @ £’s per bird capital
Calc 50
Buildings 10 year life @ £’s per bird capital
Calc 51
   
      Sub Total
Calc 52
Calc 53
Calc 54

Other Services
Other Services
Calc 55
   

  Sub Total
Calc 56
Calc 57
Calc 58
Total Costs
Calc 59
Calc 60
Margins Per Flock
Calc 61
Calc 62
Margins Per Bird
Calc 61