Knowledge centre articles

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.

Roger Sneath Department of Agriculture and Fisheries Most meat processors and feedlot operators purchase cattle on a price grid. The grid indicates by price, which are the most desirable animals and shows…
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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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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.

John Bertram Formerly Queensland Government Given that a beef business is essentially driven by the number of animals it can sell, their weight and price, then there is a need to focus…
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BREEDPLAN EBVs are estimates of an animals’ genetic merit for a particular trait. EBVs highlight the genetic differences between animals and take into account not only the animal’s own performance, but also…
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BREEDPLAN is a system of genetic evaluation of beef cattle developed by the Agricultural Business Research Institute (ABRI) in conjunction with the Animal Genetics and Breeding Unit (AGBU), both of which are…
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Find out about cross breeding cattle, combining the attributes of two or more breeds, rotational crossbreeding, composite breeds and other information.