Bulls

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“There’s no way to tell a bull is fertile just by looking at him” – Mark Madew from Cundarra Santa Gertrudis. Keen to learn about how a Bull…
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Disease management can easily be overlooked within a beef cattle enterprise. Especially in breeder herds, often bulls are the first to get the blame when producers see a…
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Shopping for a high-performing bull starts well before sale day. In this presentation Meat & Livestock Australia’s Clara Bradford and Tropical Beef Technology Services’ Tim Emery provide tips…
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There’s no doubt that when you’re buying a bull, his physical and structural soundness must be factored in. But what you can’t see is just as important. Using…
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Do you want to get more bang for your buck when buying bulls? Steve Farmer, a grazier at Mt Elsa, Canoona in Queensland explains how in this short…
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Buying bulls: it’s all in the genes is a virtual one-stop shop to all the tools needed for superior bull selection. Bull selection is vital to the growth…
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Will assist you to use key fertility measures based on a Bull Breeding Soundness Evaluation (BBSE), define and seek the necessary genetic traits when selecting a bull, use…
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Bull Check is the Australian Cattle Veterinarians accredited scheme for assessing bull soundness. Accredited veterinarians undergo additional training and examination to ensure all vets are at a set…
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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.

Your breeding objective Before selecting a bull it is important that you have clear breeding objectives set for your herd. The following points should be used as a…
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