ADOPTION OF BACKGROUNDING ON COW-CALF FARMS

A discrete choice model is used to analyze the decision to feed or sell calves at weaning. After accounting for regional factors, results show that operator perceptions toward profitability, risk, and facilities as well as control over production and attention to marketing impacted retained ownership of calves. Farm size had a minimal impact.


Issue Date:
1998
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/20800
Total Pages:
16
Series Statement:
Selected Paper




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