Dead pig costs
The costs associated with a dead pig can be tremendous, especially when the pig dies on its way to slaughter or is condemned at slaughter. At this point all the pig was carrying a lot of costs and its value became nil.
To appreciate the costs of the dead pig the following table can be used as an example.
The costs are using approximate Au$ costs for 2008
You can put your own data in the yellow boxes below to provide a guide to the costs of a dead pig:
Download the excel spreadsheet
Using the original data, graphics can be made to illustrate the various costs