BECAL sow

BECAL (The Boehringer Ingelheim Economic Calculator) was created in collaboration with industry experts to provide a convenient tool for the economic analysis of vaccination interventions. BECALsow looks at health interventions in the sow herd and evaluates preventative health measures by easily calculating the return of investment based on production data. 

BECAL sow



Biological performance

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Biological performance Baseline Alternative Difference
Description
Productive sows
Gestation length
d
Lactation length
d
wean to service (d)
d
return to eastrus
%
%
ave NPD
d
culls during gestation
%
%
ave NPD
d
mortality during gestation
%
%
ave NPD
d
abortions
%
%
ave NPD
d
ave NPD
d
litters per sow per year
total born per litter
mumies %
%
Stillborn %
%
live born per litter
pre-weaning mortality %
%
pigs weaned per litter
%
pigs weaned per sow per year
replacement rate sows
EUR
mortality sows
%
Costs
Costs Baseline Alternative Difference
cost per gilt
EUR
variable cost per piglet born alive (e.g. iron)
EUR
variable cost per piglet weaned (e.g. creep feed)
EUR
Revenue
Revenue Baseline Alternative Difference
revenue per weaned piglet
EUR
revenue per cull sow
EUR
margin over replacement cost per sow per year
EUR
cost of intervention per sow
EUR
Net benefit
EUR
ROI
EUR