06863023 is referenced by 3 patents and cites 22 patents.

A method and system for creating a customized animal feed is disclosed. The method and system include having ingredient data from more than one location, animal data, and representative of the mix of ingredients available at one or more locations. A customized feed is generated which is designed to fulfill the nutritional requirements for the animal's diet. The nutritional requirements are derived from the animal data. Furthermore, the feed is optimized to fulfill the requirements of the evaluation criteria. Evaluation criteria such as (i) animal production rate, (ii) the cost of feed per unit animal weight gain, and (iii) the feed weight per unit animal weight gain, are then utilized together with the feed data and animal data to provide a customized feed which has been generated based upon evaluation data which is representative of one or more of the evaluation criteria.

Title
Computer system for determining a customized animal feed
Application Number
10/715053
Publication Number
6863023 (B2)
Application Date
November 17, 2003
Publication Date
March 8, 2005
Inventor
Mark A Oedekoven
Minneapolis
MN, US
David A Cook
Coon Rapids
MN, US
Loren Peterson
Loretto
MN, US
Brian J Knudson
Chanhassen
MN, US
Steve R Burghardi
Eden Prairie
MN, US
Agent
Foley & Lardner
Assignee
Can Technologies
MN, US
IPC
A01K 005/00
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