Economic Replacement Of A Heterogeneous Herd
AbstractA model was developed and used to determine the optimal slaughter weights of pigs with heterogeneous growth raised in a 1,000 head barn and marketed in truckload groups. Explicitly recognizing the heterogeneity of pig weights and marketing the herd over time in truckload batches can substantially increase profit.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) in its series 2005 Annual meeting, July 24-27, Providence, RI with number 19239.
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- Hubbs, Todd & Preckel, Paul V. & Schinckel, Allan P. & Deen, John & Foster, Kenneth A. & Curtis, Stanley E. & Johnson, E. Wayne, 2008. "The New Economics of Livestock Production Management," 2008 Annual Meeting, July 27-29, 2008, Orlando, Florida 6146, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
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