My start up budget right now is $200,000, last week it was half that. QUESTION: Is 50 sqft. per animal good enough? 25 sqft. of barn space and 25 sqft. of outside space? They will only be in here during the months grass doesn't grow to give my pasture a rest and for them to empty out their worm load. $20,000 on breeding stock (including imported genetics) $130,000 on fencing (50 acres) $10,000 on a barn $1,000 on drylot fencing $200 on drylot bedding (some type of grit or gravel) $800 on a trough feeder and hay holder $5,000 on milking supplies/machines $2,000 on various health and medical supplies $2,000 on dispatch and processing equipment $5,000 on product makers (pasteurizer, cheese maker, meat curer, meat grinder) The rest of the money is undecided, is my budget too small or too big? Any recommendations or comments?