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  • Cereal prices and the production of table birds.

    Author(s) : DAVIDSON, J.

    Author Affiliation : Rowett Res. Inst., Bucksburn, Aberdeenshire.

    Journal article : Scottish Agriculture 1958 Vol.38 pp.61-64

    Abstract : Groups of cockerels were reared to about 4 lb. liveweight on rations with 30 per cent. oatsoatsSubject Category: Commodities and Products
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    , 50 per cent. wheatwheatSubject Category: Commodities and Products
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    , or mixed cerealscerealsSubject Category: Commodities and Products
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    . CostscostsSubject Category: Properties
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    of fattening were computed on pricespricesSubject Category: Properties
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    of cereals from 1954 to 1957. The variations in price are tabulated. It is shown how cereals should be chosen to follow the changes in price. Returns are also influenced by rate of fattening, and in some instances, though the ration cost more per lb., less feed was required per lb. liveweight gainliveweight gainSubject Category: Properties
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    , and the fattening costs were less. At prices prevailing since the second half of 1954 a ration with wheat 50 and barleybarleySubject Category: Commodities and Products
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    20 per cent. was more economical than one with oats 30 and barley 42.5 per cent.-T. D. Bell.

    Record Number : 19591403442

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    Organism descriptor(s) : Avena sativaavena sativaSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , birdsbirdsSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , Hordeum vulgarehordeum vulgareSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , TriticumtriticumSubject Category: Organism Names
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    Descriptor(s) : animal feedinganimal feedingSubject Category: Techniques, Methodologies and Equipment
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    , barleybarleySubject Category: Commodities and Products
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    , cerealscerealsSubject Category: Commodities and Products
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    , cockscocksSubject Category: Organism Groups
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    , costscostsSubject Category: Properties
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    , finishingfinishingSubject Category: Techniques, Methodologies and Equipment
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    , liveweightliveweightSubject Category: Properties
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    , liveweight gainliveweight gainSubject Category: Properties
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    , oatsoatsSubject Category: Commodities and Products
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    , poultrypoultrySubject Category: Organism Groups
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    , pricespricesSubject Category: Properties
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    , wheatwheatSubject Category: Commodities and Products
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    , animal productionanimal productionSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    Identifier(s) : chickens, cockerels, costings, domesticated birds, fattening, liveweight gains

    Broader term(s) : AvenaavenaSubject Category: Organism Names
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