Knowledge centre articles

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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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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Lindy Symes Formerly Queensland Government Weaning is far more than separating the calf from the cow. It is also the ideal time to expose cattle to the stressors that they will need…
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Felicity Hamlyn-Hill Formerly Queensland Government Benefits of weaning The major benefits of good weaning management are improved reproductive performance of the breeder herd. Weaning at an optimum time results in better cow…
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Rebecca Gunther, Department of Agriculture and Fisheries Felicity Hamlyn-Hill, formerly Queensland Government Supplementation is the most critical aspect of successful weaner management. Supplementation type should be based on weaner age and weight,…
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An introduction to the concept of spike feeding beef cattle in northern Australia, what it is, what and how long to feed, potential benefits, etc.

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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