The summary report--livestock trucking service: quality, adequacy and shipment patterns agricultural economic report no. 312--examines for-hire truck service experienced by shippers of beef cattle and calves during 1972: major modal flow patterns for the five feeding states (Iowa, Nebraska, colorado, California and Texas) by area (northeast, corn belt, etc. 17 areas) of origin, 1970-1972; shipper attributes, commodity attributes and transport level of service attributes. A stratified random sample of livestock handlers and feed lot operators in 13 states. Different sample rates applied to different strata. Personal interviews. Sampling pop. Included 1/2 of all cattle marketed in U.S.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • ADP Storage: punched cards.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Department of Agriculture

    1400 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, DC  United States  20250
  • Publication Date: 1973

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00320785
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transportation Systems Center
  • Files: TSR
  • Created Date: Oct 30 1982 12:00AM