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# problem set 3 - Dr Emmert POSC 2353 20 February 2007...

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Dr. Emmert POSC 2353 20 February 2007 Problem Set III A. 2(45 x 600) + (45 x 300) = 67,500 67,000 x (1/2.5) = 27,000 27,000/.96 = 28,125 Pullets 45 x 300 = 13,500 13,500 x (1/2.5) = 5,400 5,400 /.96 = 5,625 Cockerels B. 5,625/28,125 = .2 = 1/5 This is not an acceptable ratio since there are 5 males for every female. C. Pullets need 73.5/lbs/week 73.5/7 = 10.5lbs/100 birds/day 10.5 x 2 = 21lbs/100birds—Pullets should be fed this amount every other day. Cockerels need 92.4lbs/week 92.4/7 = 13.2lbs/100birds/day 13.2 x 2 = 26.4lbs/100birds—Cockerels should be fed this amount every other day. D. Body weight is the most important factor. The tech also needs to know the target weight of the birds. Health and uniformity are also important. E. 123.8/100 birds/week 123.8/5 = 24.8lbs/100 birds on feed days F. If the birds are overweight it is likely that the farmer will lose money due to feed, and the birds will suffer from decreased reproductive performance. To get the birds back on target keep the feed allotment over the breeder period. The short term consequence is being overweight. G. The reproductive organs of the breeders may not be up to par and feed needs to be
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