Knowledge centre articles

Real examples of northern-type breeders with different body condition scores. Photographs and descriptions of body condition scores 1 to 5.

Mick Sullivan Department of Agriculture and Fisheries Pregnancy testing is a very valuable management tool. To ensure that the returns outweigh the effort and cost, it is essential to establish objectives to…
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Stringhalt in cattle is due to the inside ligament becoming hooked over the top of the knee, i.e. a virtual dislocation. Read more about possible causes and prevention.

Bill Schulke Formerly Queensland Government We often hear the saying, ‘more cattle means more money’. But is this always the case? At Grazing land management EDGE and Nutrition EDGE workshops many producers…
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Désirée Jackson Formally Queensland Government Approximately 70% of soils in northern Australia are phosphorus-deficient. Cattle grazing phosphorus-deficient pastures need additional phosphorus, particularly during the wet season when energy and protein levels are…
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Felicity Hamlyn-Hill Formerly Queensland Government Profitable beef businesses of the future will be those that have already started some years earlier to improve the inherent fertility of their breeder herd through monitoring…
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Felicity Hamlyn-Hill Formerly Queensland Government The key objective of seasonal mating is to reduce the period of lactation in the dry season. This will preserve body condition, support healthy egg development and…
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Felicity Hamlyn-Hill Formerly Queensland Government Cows lactating during the dry season in northern Australia often lose weight as the pasture diet can’t provide enough protein and energy. The loss of body condition…
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Geoffry Fordyce, Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation Felicity Hamlyn-Hill, formerly Queensland Government To consistently achieve a high level of cow reproductive efficiency, management is required that results in: a high…
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A practical, one-page checklist for making sure your bulls are up to job before joining each year. You can also use it when buying new bulls.

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