A Frontier Analysis of U.S. Poultry Farms: Developing Performance Measures

Using USDA’s ARMS data for 2006 and 2011, we determine the extent and location of U.S. high and low-technology broiler farms and estimate net returns, scale efficiency, and technical efficiency associated with technology across different operation sizes. Larger-scale high-technology farms generally economically outperformed smaller-scale low-technology farms.


Issue Date:
Jan 15 2014
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/162434
Total Pages:
27




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