Date of Award:
Master of Science (MS)
Economics and Finance
W. Preston Thomas
Comparison, of dairy breeds in most of the literature is concerned with listing numbers of cows in each breed, milk and, butterfat production and average butterfat test per cow. Table 1 shows the total distribution of dairy cattle throughout the United States and the relative distribution in the various areas. This table shows the wide difference in popularity of the various breeds in different areas. In the North Atlantic States the Holstein is definitely the most popular breed whereas dairymen in the South Atlantic States and in the South Central States prefer the Jersey breed.
Hyer, Edgar Andrew, "An Economic Comparison of Dairy Cattle Breeds in the Weber Milk Shed of Utah" (1942). All Graduate Theses and Dissertations. 4706.
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