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The New Economics of Livestock Production Management


  • Hubbs, Todd
  • Preckel, Paul V.
  • Schinckel, Allan P.
  • Deen, John
  • Foster, Kenneth A.
  • Curtis, Stanley E.
  • Johnson, E. Wayne


The importance of heterogeneity of animal attributes in livestock production is assessed. Preliminary results indicate that variance and skew measures of attributes may be becoming more important over time.

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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).
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:aaea08:6146

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    1. Kathryn A. Boys & Ning Li & Paul V. Preckel & Allan P. Schinckel & Kenneth A. Foster, 2007. "Economic Replacement of a Heterogeneous Herd," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 89(1), pages 24-35.
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