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Title: An Assessment of Economic Feasibility of Producing Energy-Enhanced Roughage as Cattle Feed
Authors: Shehata, Sabry
Cox, Linda
DuPonte, Mike
Keywords: feeds
animal nutrition
forage crops
Issue Date: Jul-2003
Publisher: University of Hawaii
Citation: Shehata S, Cox L, DuPonte M. 2003. An assessment of economic feasibility of producing energy-enhanced roughage as cattle feed. Honolulu (HI): University of Hawaii. 4 p. (Livestock Management; LM-7).
Series/Report no.: Livestock Management
7
Abstract: A preliminary cost analysis of a proprietary feed conversion process suggested that the cost of producing biomass and converting it to energy-enhanced roughage would be competitive with importing grain from the U.S. mainland. An investment of $8-10M on plant and equipment might result in a cost of $112 per ton of product, depending on the size of the operation.
Pages/Duration: 2 pages
URI/DOI: http://hdl.handle.net/10125/12332
Appears in Collections:Livestock Management, 1999 - present



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