Marketing Fed Cattle: Cooperative Opportunities

Structural changes in cattle feeding and meatpacking have affected cattle feeders. As a result, some cattle feeders have become increasingly concerned about market access and pricing methods. This report explores one response available to cattle feeders: to collectively market cattle by forming a marketing cooperative. Three alternative types of fed cattle cooperatives are discussed: bargaining cooperatives, electronic marketing cooperatives, and integrated cattle feedingmeatpacking cooperatives.


Issue Date:
1993-09
Publication Type:
Report
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https://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/280688
Language:
English
Total Pages:
60




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