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Grid Pricing Versus Average Pricing For Slaughter Cattle: An Empirical Analysis


  • Fausti, Scott W.
  • Qasmi, Bashir A.


The paper compares weekly producer revenue under grid pricing and average dressed weight pricing methods for 2560 cattle over a period of 102 weeks. Regression analysis is applied to identify factors affecting the revenue differential.

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  • Fausti, Scott W. & Qasmi, Bashir A., 1999. "Grid Pricing Versus Average Pricing For Slaughter Cattle: An Empirical Analysis," 1999 Annual Meeting, July 11-14, 1999, Fargo, ND 35703, Western Agricultural Economics Association.
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:waeafa:35703

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    1. Fausti, Scott W. & Feuz, Dillon M. & Wagner, John J., 1998. "Value Based Marketing For Fed Cattle: A Discussion Of The Issues," International Food and Agribusiness Management Review, International Food and Agribusiness Management Association (IFAMA), vol. 1(01).
    2. Scott W. Fausti & Dillon M. Feuz, 1995. "Production Uncertainty and Factor Price Disparity in the Slaughter Cattle Market: Theory and Evidence," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 77(3), pages 533-540.
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    1. Anderson, John D. & Zeuli, Kimberly A., 2001. "The Revenue Risk Of Value-Based Pricing For Fed Cattle: A Simulation Of Grid Vs. Average Pricing," International Food and Agribusiness Management Review, International Food and Agribusiness Management Association (IFAMA), vol. 4(03).
    2. Reagan, Tyler J. & Anderson, David P. & Ishdorj, Ariun, 2016. "An Economic Analysis of the Price Discount for Over Thirty Months of Age Cattle," 2016 Annual Meeting, February 6-9, 2016, San Antonio, Texas 229754, Southern Agricultural Economics Association.

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