Profitability of Rumensin/Tylan Vs MSE
1996 and pooled 1996 & 1995 data

Corn price used was $3.50 per bushel, which translates into $6.25 per cwt at 85% DM or $7.35 per cwt of DM. The corn silage price is based on corn at $3.50 per bushel to become $34.25 per ton at 35% DM or $97.86 per ton of DM or $4.89 per cwt of corn silage DM.

Cost of gain by treatment for 1996 trial with corn @ $2.50 per bu.:

Rumensin-Tylan

MSE

Advantage

Adjusted ADG, lb
DM intake, lb
Feed/gain
Total feed, lb
DM feed cost/cwt
Total feed cost
Yardage @ 30¢ x 139 d
Feed and yardage cost
Total gain, lb
Cost per cwt gain

3.41
21.82
6.41
3,032.4
$5.77
$174.97
$41.70
$216.67
474.2
$45.69

3.54
21.91
6.19
3,046.0
$5.77
$175.75
$41.70
$217.45
491.8
$44.21













$1.48

Cost of gain by treatment for 1995 and 1996 trials pooled with corn @ $2.50 per bu.:

Rumensin-Tylan

MSE

Advantage

Adjusted ADG, lb
DM intake, lb
Feed/gain
Total feed, lb
DM feed cost/cwt
Total feed cost
Yardage @ 30¢ x 130 d
Feed and yardage cost
Total gain, lb
Cost per cwt gain

3.32
22.36
6.77
2,906.8
$5.77
$167.72
$39.00
$206.72
431.3
$47.93

3.55
22.62
6.39
2,940.6
$5.77
$169.67
$39.00
$208.67
460.3
$45.33













$2.60