The effect of value-added management on calf prices at superior livestock auction video markets

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dc.contributor.author Zimmerman, Lance C.
dc.contributor.author Schroeder, Ted C.
dc.contributor.author Dhuyvetter, Kevin C.
dc.contributor.author Olson, K. C.
dc.contributor.author Stokka, Gerald L.
dc.contributor.author Seeger, J. T.
dc.contributor.author Grotelueschen, D. M.
dc.date.accessioned 2012-06-26T18:09:37Z
dc.date.available 2012-06-26T18:09:37Z
dc.date.issued 2012-06-26
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/13956
dc.description.abstract Value-added management practices for cow-calf producers have become prevalent as feeders have recognized the value of calves raised with certified health and weaning programs. Export markets requiring age and source verification or non-hormone treated cattle and advancement of markets for naturally raised cattle have also presented profit opportunities for cow-calf producers. This study estimates the value of value-added calf production and marketing programs. Weaned steer calves sold with certified health programs realized $7 to $10 per cwt premiums. Age- and source-verified steers received $1 to $2 per cwt premiums exceeding added costs of about $0.67 per cwt in 2010 despite rapidly expanding supply. en_US
dc.relation.uri http://purl.umn.edu/122317 en_US
dc.rights Permission to archive granted by the Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, June 13, 2012. en_US
dc.subject Feeder calf prices en_US
dc.subject Hedonic models en_US
dc.subject Value-added calf price en_US
dc.title The effect of value-added management on calf prices at superior livestock auction video markets en_US
dc.type Article (publisher version) en_US
dc.date.published 2012 en_US
dc.citation.epage 143 en_US
dc.citation.issue 1 en_US
dc.citation.jtitle Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics en_US
dc.citation.spage 128 en_US
dc.citation.volume 37 en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid tcs en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid kcd en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid kcolson en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid gstokka en_US

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