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Table 2 Income statement over 2017 of a laying hen farm in a ‘normal year’, in a fipronil unaffected and affected state (50,000 laying hens)

From: The impact of the fipronil crisis on the financial performance of Dutch laying hen farms

  Normal year (baseline) Unaffected farm Affected farm
Revenue    
 Turnover (eggs) € 987,350 € 1,138,236 € 527,554
 Other returns (meat, other business activities) € 94,600 € 94,600 € 94,600
 Total revenue € 1,081,950 € 1,232,836 € 622,154
Variable costs    
 Feed € 596,250 € 596,250 € 396,152
 Manure disposal € 9625 € 9625 € 15,010
 Other allocated costs (e.g. maintenance) € 79,600 € 79,600 € 79,600
 Poultry house cleaning    € 10,000
 Disposal contaminated eggs    € 8056
 Disposal costs old flock    € 40,000
 Total allocated costs € 685,475 € 685,475 € 548,817
 Gross margin € 396,475 € 547,361 € 73,338
Fixed costs    
 Depreciation of flock € 148,621 € 148,621 € 212,500
 Other non-allocated costs € 230,125 € 230,125 € 230,125
 Total fixed costs € 378,746 € 378,746 € 442,625
Estimation of the profitability    
 Net operating result € 17,729 € 168,615 € −369,287
Estimation of the repayment capacity    
 EBITDA (excl. depr. flock) € 155,154 € 306,040 € −231,862