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Evaluation of computer-formulated least-cost concentrate mixes for dairy cows

Authors

D. L. Bath
S. E. Bishop
G. A. Hutton
J. C. Oliver
R. N. Eide
G. W. Dean

Authors Affiliations

D. L. Bath is Dairy Nutritionist, Agricultural Extension Service; S. E. Bishop is farm advisors—Riverside, San Joaquin, San Bernardino, and Fresno counties respectively; G. A. Hutton is farm advisors—Riverside, San Joaquin, San Bernardino, and Fresno counties respectively; J. C. Oliver is farm advisors—Riverside, San Joaquin, San Bernardino, and Fresno counties respectively; R. N. Eide is farm advisors—Riverside, San Joaquin, San Bernardino, and Fresno counties respectively; G. W. Dean is Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics, University of California, Davis.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 23(1):18-19. DOI:10.3733/ca.v023n01p18. January 1969.

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Abstract

The same milk production wai obtained in these tests from cows fed computerformulated least-cost concentrate mixes as from cows fed mixes formulated by hand. An average price reduction of $3.10 per ton resulted from feeding the least-cost mixes to 295 cows in five feeding trials.

Bath D, Bishop S, Hutton G, Oliver J, Eide R, Dean G. 1969. Evaluation of computer-formulated least-cost concentrate mixes for dairy cows. Hilgardia 23(1):18-19. DOI:10.3733/ca.v023n01p18
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