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Estimating Aggregate Cattle on Feed Placement Weights and Growth Rates

James N. Trapp

No 284187, 1978 Annual Meeting, August 6-9, Blacksburg, Virginia from American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association)

Abstract: Optimal control techniques are used to estimate aggregate cattle on feed placement weight and growth cahracteristics. The use of optimal control techniques to scientifically estimate these characteristics and its potential to estimate other unreported data series permits more information and new approaches to be used in forecasting beef supplies.

Keywords: Livestock; Production/Industries (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 1978-08
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DOI: 10.22004/ag.econ.284187

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