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By definition, early weaning is weaning calves at an age younger than ‘normal’ practice. In Queensland, the normal range of weaning is at 5-8 months though the range…
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There are a number of weeds that cause problems in North Queensland grazing systems. This brochure is outlines common weeds on the Atherton Tablelands and can be used…
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Protein meal toxicity in beef cattle can occur when certain protein-rich feed ingredients are consumed in excess or inappropriately. The term “protein meal” typically refers to concentrated protein…
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Successful scrub feeding is not limited to the more palatable and nutritious species, especially during dry periods. Scrub with a higher fibre content, and lower nutritive value, can…
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Homebrew lick, a customized supplement for cattle, boasts approximately 35-50% crude protein and has proven effective as a nutritional boost for cattle with access to abundant but low-quality…
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Whole cottonseed supplementation is a common practice in beef cattle nutrition, providing a high-energy and protein-rich feedstuff. Cottonseed, a byproduct of the cotton ginning process, offers several nutritional…
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Looking at expanding your agricultural business but don’t quite know what direction to take? John Francis from agricultural consultancy Agrista presented for producers in St George and Roma…
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This factsheet compares the profitability of different steer turnoff ages and outlines the key factors in determining optimum age of turnoff in Northern Gulf beef production systems. As…
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Localised, small-scale developments of groundwater assets across the Kimberley and Pilbara regions are creating opportunities to increase the productivity of the northern beef industry. The Department of Primary…
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Matching stocking rates with available forage ensures animals always have sufficient feed. This minimises the impact of dry years and drought feeding costs. Most importantly, it prevents overgrazing…
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