Altering Milk Components Produced by the Dairy Cow: Estimation by a Multiple Output Distance Function
AbstractThe impact of inputs on the four decomposed milk outputs of fluid milk, butterfat, protein, and other solids were estimated using an output distance function, with New York dairy farm level data. Differential impacts of inputs on component production indicate that milk component composition can be modified given component prices.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Cornell University, Department of Applied Economics and Management in its series Working Papers with number 51176.
Date of creation: 23 Apr 2009
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milk component production; output distance function; Agribusiness; Farm Management;
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