Do Antibiotics Reduce Production Risk for U.S. Pork Producers?

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Liu, Xuanli; Miller, Gay Y.; McNamara, Paul E.;
(2005)
  • Subject: production risk, antibiotics, swine, utility, stochastic dominance, Livestock Production/Industries, Risk and Uncertainty, Q10, Q12, Q14., | antibiotics, growth promotion, pigs, risk, stochastic dominance, variability, D21, D61, D81, Q12, R32,

Production risk from live weight variation of market pigs has become a more important concern in U.S. swine production. Packers are concerned about the variation in carcass size because of the demand for standardized cuts and the use of automation in the slaughter proce... View more
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