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.
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.
20 June, 2014
This study is part of the Finished by 20 Months project. It focuses on how allocating pasture to cattle can be prioritised by running leader/follower grazing systems.
20 December, 2011
This FITT trial was initiated to determine the effectiveness of post-grazing harrowing of pastures (and dung pats) as a tool to manage parasites in young grazing cattle.
1 August, 2005
This brief covers the key management targets to help negotiate the risky period before and after calving.
14 May, 2014
This book will help you interpret and understand breeding values, and use indexes to simplify bull selection. It was developed for B+LNZ's 2014 beef genetics workshops.