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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.
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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.