​Small Scale Livestock Enterprise

Small Scale Livestock Enterprise - practical insights for decision making  
​Purdue University Extension has developed this online resource to assist you with making an entry decision into a small scale livestock enterprise. The Comparative Decision Support (CDS) toolkit provides realistic expectations across multiple livestock enterprises by using your input and returning individualized results. The content included in the publication and video demonstration explains the steps involved in using the CDS toolkit. 

After completion of this mini-module, users will have evaluated across multiple objectives to make a small scale livestock enterprise entry decision.



Comparative Decision Support Toolkit (Excel File)

Enterprise Budget Publications                ​

  • Cow-Calf
  • Dairy Steer
  • Sheep
  • Goat
  • Turkey

This tool package and website were made possible through a North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (NCR-SARE) grant.

This product was developed with support from the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program, which is funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture — National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA). Any opinions, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed within do not necessarily reflect the view of the SARE program or the U.S. Department of Agriculture. USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer. aicc link New Ventures link Purdue Extension link

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