Integrated On-Farm Decision Making: Economic Implications of Increased Variation in Litter Size

Increased litter sizes and associated piglet performance consequences, challenge swine producers. Stochastic modeling captured bioeconomic performance of individual piglets. As average litter size increased from 8.8 to 20.8 piglets, costs and revenues per head marketed from the demonstration herd decreased and total profit increased at a decreasing rate.


Issue Date:
2011-01
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/98817
Total Pages:
19




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