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A random sample of 25 percent of livestock dealers in Maine and Vermont was selected for a study of their operations. Maine contributed 53 and Vermont 44 schedules. Thirty dealers, or 56 percent of the Maine sample, were full-time dealers. The bulletin describes their business practices, inventory, expenses, livestock transactions, and other sources of dealer income.
Maine Agricultural Experiment Station
Livestock, animal industry, Maine, Vermont
Tuthill, D.F., and E.H. Tompkins. 1961. Analysis of livestock dealers’ operations in Maine and Vermont. Maine Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin 598.