Altering Milk Components Produced by the Dairy Cow: Estimation by a Multiple Output Distance Function

The impact of inputs on the four decomposed milk outputs of fluid milk, butterfat, protein, and other solids were estimated using an output distance function, with New York dairy farm level data. Differential impacts of inputs on component production indicate that milk component composition can be modified given component prices.


Issue Date:
Apr 23 2009
Publication Type:
Working or Discussion Paper
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Record Identifier:
https://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/51176
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/51176
Total Pages:
17
Series Statement:
Working Paper
WP 2009-15




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