Optimal Replacement and Management Policies for Beef Cows

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W. Marshall Frasier; George H. Pfeiffer;
  • Journal: American Journal of Agricultural Economics, volume 76, issue 4, pages 847-858
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.2307/1243746

Beef cow replacement studies have not reflected the interaction between herd management and the culling decision. We demonstrate techniques for modeling optimal beef cow replacement intervals and discrete management policies by incorporating the dynamic effects of manag... View more
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