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Mortalities of cows and calves during hot dry seasons are a significant problem for north Australian beef businesses. Poor nutrition and environmental stress during pregnancy calving have been…
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Detection of maternal behaviours associated with suckling in beef cattle The ‘uSuckled’ project is investigating the ability to remotely monitor suckling events using devices (such as accelerometers, sound…
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The ‘Calf 48 hour’ project is evaluating and enhancing technologies to detect parturition events in cattle in order to improve diagnosis of causes of calf loss in extensive…
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Calf loss in northern Australian beef herds is a major problem confronting the productivity of business operations. In this BeefConnect webinar recording, join Tim Schatz (Principal Livestock Research…
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Introduction Calf loss is a major source of lost income for northern beef producers and it has been estimated that neonatal calf loss costs north Australian cattle producers…
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Calf loss is a major economic cost to beef cattle herds of northern Australia. In the treeless rangelands typical for the Northern Downs country type, a 6.7 percentage…
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In this Calf Alive symposium presentation, the speakers from both days of the symposium tackle technical and practical questions posed by the audience. Topics discussed include: the complexity…
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In this Calf Alive symposium presentation, the speakers from the first day of the symposium tackle technical and practical questions posed by the audience. Topics discussed include: Akabane…
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Dr Kylie Schooley, a veterinarian and beef producer from southern Queensland, describes the journey for her family business to recognise and overcome productivity issues including calf loss. In…
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In this Calf Alive symposium presentation, Dr Kieren McCosker, Beef Production Scientist, Northern Territory Department of Primary Industry and Resources, discusses how to measure and diagnose the extent of calf loss in your herd.