Although the mechanics of meat production and distribution are well known to livestock men, few have a solid grasp on factors affecting the price of beef in the sales case. Some factors covered are wastage, demand, supply, labor, "orphans," competition, and "specials."
Maxon, Richard C.
"The Meat Price Scramble,"
Iowa Farm Science: Vol. 19
, Article 3.
Available at: https://lib.dr.iastate.edu/farmscience/vol19/iss3/3