Commercial beef businesses


Data paints a clearer picture of calf losses

More data is the key to help identify production losses that cost Queensland graziers millions of dollars each year, according to Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF) Beef Extension Officer, Roxanne Morgan.…
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Slow start for the Mitchell grass pastures

A vast area of north-west Queensland, including the northern Mitchell Grass Downs, extending into the Gulf, was damaged after a monsoon trough flooded the area in February 2019. General consensus was that…
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What is causing calf loss?

Calf loss has huge financial impacts on beef producers across northern Australia, reducing productivity and profitability of most breeding herds. To understand the causes of calf loss in northern Australia, Tim Schatz,…
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Critical questions for drought decisions

Rainfall has been exceedingly low and late for many graziers in southern Queensland. Some critical questions are… How much rain will my paddocks receive and retain this growing season? How much pasture…
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