Estimated Impact Of Non-Price Coordination Of Fed Cattle Purchases On Meat Packer Processing Costs
AbstractStochastic simulation of daily slaughter level was used in conjunction with estimated packing plant cost curves to assess potential reductions in processing costs due to improved vertical coordination between feedlots and packing plants. Results indicate that processing cost reductions of $1 to $5 per head are possible.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) in its series 1999 Annual meeting, August 8-11, Nashville, TN with number 21703.
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fed cattle; processing cost; stochastic simulation; vertical coordination; Agribusiness; Livestock Production/Industries;
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