Using a Slide in Beef Cattle Marketing
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Selling cattle in advance of delivery requires the seller to estimate the future weight of the cattle. The sale price usually must be adjusted because delivery weights differ from estimated weights. This publication explains how to use an "up slide and a "down slide to determine fair market value.
Machen, Richard V.; Gill, Ronald J. (1998). Using a Slide in Beef Cattle Marketing. Available electronically from