Husbandry

Best practice in cattle husbandry is an important aspect of running a beef business to meet animal health and welfare standards, and for optimum animal performance.

Essential husbandry practices such as castration and dehorning allow stock to be safely reared and transported to market.

Calf and weaner management:

Cattle vaccination:

The National Livestock Identification System (NLIS) is a trace back system for meat safety and disease control. In a beef business it can also be used as an important tool for monitoring animal performance and making management decisions.

Resources

Publications

Publications about husbandry

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