Beef farm productivity
Here you’ll find research and resources to help beef farmers increase productivity and profits. There are also two good Australian websites – Beef CRC and Livestock Library.
18 September, 2013
Beef + Lamb New Zealand animal health update for farmers. This document replicates the advice on our theileria web page, in a handy format you can save or print out.
1 December, 1998
This project investigates whether feeding turnip bulbs to steers for five to six weeks before slaughter reduces the yellow fat colour of their meat.
2 October, 2008
This Massey University report by Stephen Morris looks at ways to make the breeding cow system more efficient and profitable.
28 October, 2011
Field data has shown an alarming number of mixed-age bulls (up to 25%) that were intended to be used for mating, were just not up to it.
27 October, 2011
This fact sheet explains why in using EBVs we must accept that we can never predict with 100% certainty how an animal will breed.