Feed Ratio


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Feed Ratio

A ratio of the total cost of food for an animal over the course of its life to the animal's sale price. Futures and commodity traders use the feed ratio to determine whether investing in animal commodities is worth the overhead costs. A ratio of less than one indicates that one can make a net profit from selling the animal while a ratio greater than one indicates the opposite. See also: Corn-Hog Ratio.
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The calculated and experimental results confirm the expected impact of the feed ratio m.
max] proportionally depends on feed ratio FR and sheet thickness t :--the bigger FR and t calls bigger forming force and conversely depends on rotational speed S, because higher drilling speed causes higher temperature in the contact zone between tool and workpiece, as a result the piercing force is needed lower.
Effects of different process variables such as water-to-ethanol feed ratio, space time (W/[F.
First problem was how to designate influence of feed ratio on the machining effects in analytical calculations, among large number of other influencing factors.
Six consecutive workpieces were machined using different feed ratio one workpiece conventional and one with application of climb direction of milling.
To increase system COD (chemical oxygen demand) removal efficiency and stabilization, a variation of the recycle ratio of fluidized sludge blanket effluent and the feed ratio of influent primary to secondary sludge were planned.
Also, the feed ratio of the drill per revolution is greater than for conventional drilling.
On the other hand, pigs showed greater variation in gain to feed ratio during d 28 to 42 than other periods in simulation study 2 (coefficient of variation = 10.
The corrosion rate was observed to be dependent on the feed ratio of o-anisidine used for synthesis of the copolymer coatings.
It could be seen that for all the four oils examined, there was a maximum value when the feed ratio was 100:75 (A:C[C1.
80 kg, which is far more than in our experimental group in which the feed ratio was 1.