Improving the efficiency of feed use in the cattle industry

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Agriculture
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$79,747.00
Award Year:
2008
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Award Id:
88555
Agency Tracking Number:
2009-01103
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
103 E MAIN ST, Mill Creek, OK, 74856
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
030934421
Principal Investigator:
ChanceRunyon
Chief Operating Officer
(580) 384-3943
clyder@wilnet1.com
Business Contact:
CecilCarter
Business and Accounting Manager
(580) 371-5265
ccarter@mscok.edu
Research Institute:
n/a
Abstract
While the initial application will be for cattle, the systems developed in this project will be applicable to feeders used for other domestic species including sheep, goats, and domestic hogs. In addition, the systems developed could be used to control gates or other access for animals or objects that are tagged with radio frequency identification systems. This project is designed to increase the economic benefits of specific husbandry practices, improve the competitiveness of U.S. livestock production, enhance the competitiveness of a small, rural employer, and develop a leading technology that is likely to become an industry standard. Quality of life in rural Oklahoma will be enhanced if 3C Cattle Feeders, Inc. can employ more people. 3C Cattle Feeders currently has 12 employees in Mill Creek, Oklahoma.

* information listed above is at the time of submission.

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