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The Accuracy of Market Reporters under Liveweight Selling Conditions

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  • Naughtin, John C.
  • Holland, B.J.
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    A series of trials was conducted to test the accuracy of livestock market reporters under liveweight selling conditions in Victoria using a range of cattle types. The performance of the market reporters in carcass weight and fat cover estimation was poorer for cows than for bullocks, while the accuracy of the estimates for bullocks sold under liveweight was similar to that reported earlier for young cattle sold on a per head basis.

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    Article provided by Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society in its journal Review of Marketing and Agricultural Economics.

    Volume (Year): 50 (1982)
    Issue (Month): 03 (December)
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    Handle: RePEc:ags:remaae:12519

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    Keywords: Livestock Production/Industries; Marketing;

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    1. Naughtin, John C., 1980. "The Accuracy of Market Reporters in the Estimation of Carcass Weight and Fat Cover for Cattle," Review of Marketing and Agricultural Economics, Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, vol. 48(03), December.
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    1. Alston, Julian M. & Nguyen, S.T. & Tunstall, Allan W., 1986. "Assessing Accuracy of Livestock Market Reporters: Some Evidence on Pigs in Victoria," Review of Marketing and Agricultural Economics, Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, vol. 54(01), April.

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