OPTIMAL CULLING POLICY FOR BREEDING EWES

This article demonstrates a method to determine the optimal culling, policy for a sheep breeding flock. A model of the flock is constructed and profitability calculated for different age distributions of ewes. The method is illustrated with data obtained from an actual farm by a farm management consultant.


Issue Date:
1967-12
Publication Type:
Journal Article
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/22751
Published in:
Australian Journal of Agricultural Economics, Volume 11, Number 2
Page range:
144-153
Total Pages:
10




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