THE EMPIRICAL IMPACT OF BOVINE SOMATOTROPIN ON A GROUP OF NEW YORK DAIRY FARMS

The empirical impact of rBST was measured for 211 dairy farms using 1993-95 data. Farms applying rBST on roughly half of their herds saw, on average, a net increase of about 1,300 pounds of milk per cow per year. The impact on profits, was, however, not statistically different from zero.


Issue Date:
1998
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/20888
Total Pages:
23
Series Statement:
Selected Paper




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