Weaners

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Documenting some of the changes made by landholders is a component of the GrazingFutures Livestock Business Resilience program. The case studies below describe the outcomes of the changed…
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The GrazingFutures Livestock Business Resilience project has hosted many webinars over the years covering everything from early weaning to understanding weather forecasts. Better forecasts, better production – May…
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Weaning is one of the most effective management tools available to manage your breeder’s body condition. Removing the need to produce milk for a calf in the early…
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Have you weaned and do your cows look a little light or not quite where you would like them to be? Join Extension Officer, Jed Sommerfield (Department of…
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Introduction Phosphorus (P) often restricts beef production in northern Australia. When an animal’s P demand cannot be met either from the diet or by mobilising body reserves, dietary…
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The Welfare outcomes of calves of two ages castrated by elastrator rings project investigated the welfare outcomes of calves castrated by either elastrator rings or by surgery under…
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The Weaning management of beef calves – practical guidelines for northern Australian beef producers project used past industry R&D, practical industry experience and updated economic analyses to develop…
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The Factors associated with divergent post-weaning liveweight gain in northern Australian beef cattle project, examined factors associated with divergence in post-weaning growth in Bos indicus steers in northern…
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Weaning is a well-established practice in northern Australia. The emphasis in this book is two-fold: to describe best management practice for feeding and educating weaners; and to promote…
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Overview of methods for preparing cattle for feedlots, including why it is important to prepare cattle, guidelines for yard weaning and how it can improve access to the…
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