Knowledge centre articles

Felicity Hamlyn-Hill, formerly Queensland Government Alan Laing, Department of Agriculture and Fisheries Meat Standards Australia (MSA) is a grading system developed to improve the supply of consistently high quality meat to the…
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Roger Sneath and Greg Bath Department of Agriculture and Fisheries Four distinct factors affect feedlot profitability: buying price of store cattle selling price of finished cattle cost of the diet cattle performance,…
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Sarah-Jane Forster Formerly Queensland Government Introduction Feed processing usually means altering the physical (and sometimes chemical) nature of feed commodities to optimise utilisation by animals and to enhance mixing and stability of…
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Sarah-Jane Forster Formerly Queensland Government The key variables affecting the profitability of feedlots are: store cattle purchase price; finished cattle sale price; cost of feed consumed; and liveweight gain. This fact sheet…
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Sarah-Jane Forster Formerly Queensland Government Introduction Because of changes in the price and availability of feeds, lot-feeders need to be able to alter the ingredients or ingredient levels in the diet. Demands…
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Roger Sneath and Greg Bath Department Agriculture and Fisheries Introduction Feedlotters need a sound knowledge of nutrition to operate a successful feedlot. Financially, it is important to minimise feed costs, yet optimise…
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The Australian Feedlot industry production represents a significant value adding and finishing mechanism to the Australian beef industry – read more…