Benchmark Indices

Benchmark Indices - Gross Margins in % of gross output

2007 2010 2011 target
variable costs 31 36 37 30- 40
gross margin 69 64 63 60 - 70
labour 5 6 7 15 - 18
power 14 18 18 15 - 18
overheads 20 16 17 4 - 6
gross profit 30 24 20 30min
rent and finance 9 9 10 15 max
net profit 21 15 11 15 min

 

gross margin per head/sheep £85.00 2010
gross margin per cow £285.00 2010
gross margin per ewe £89.00 2011
gross margin per cow £208.00 2011