Porcine Growth Hormone: Implications for Hog Producers and the Swine Industry

Porcine Growth Hormone (pGH) causes a significant feed efficiency improvement in swine with resulting positive short-run economic impacts on medium-sized hog farms. Linear programming results indicate that pGH will not alter competitive positions within this group. Land values, hog and corn supplies will change as will the quality of meat produced.


Issue Date:
Aug 02 1987
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
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https://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/269988
Language:
English
Total Pages:
19




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