Cost of Ownership-Hay Baler
Tractor
Baler
Purchase Price
Sale Price
Difference
Life of Machine
Annual Depreciation
Interest Rate
Annual Interest Cost
Annual Insurance Cost
Annual Registration Cost
Value of shedding
Percentage of shed used by machine
Annual housing cost
Repairs
Oil and Grease
Total
Hectares
Hay yield per hectare (t/Ha)
Average bale weight (kg)
Number of bales
Number of bales per hectare
Operational Speed (km/hr)
Width (m)
Efficiency (%)
Workrate per hour
Bales/hour
Number of tractor & baler hours at baling
% of total tractor hours for baling
Total number of tractor hours for the full year
Cost per Hour (before fuel and labour)
Horsepower
Litres per hour - Fuel
Fuel cost ($/L)
Fuel cost/hour
Labour ($/hr)
Total Cost per hour
Cost per hectare
Fuel cost per hectare
Labour cost per hectare
Cost per Bale
Equivalent Contracting Rates ($/bale)
Equivalent Contracting Rates per Hectare
Breakeven Hectares
Breakeven Bales