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Publisher Description

This practical book shows producers how to make good decisions in the beef industry. It provides an overview of the cattle industry, with details on breeding management, pastures, selling methods and costs, beef grading and marketing, muscle and fat scores. 

Contains diagrams and photos with easy to follow instructions. AgGuides are compiled by highly regarded industry experts to provide easy to follow advice on agriculture and support the Tocal College external study program for agriculture.

Table of Contents:

• Cattle industry overview
• Manage the breeding herd
• Pastures for the herd
• Selling methods and costs
• Other aspects of marketing
• Muscle and muscle score
• Fat assessment and fat scores
• Frame size
• Growth, maturity and carcase suitability
• Understand your product
• The killsheet
• Get the best return
• Some terms explained
• Appendix 1: Ruminants and rumination
• Appendix 2: Calculating and using DSE ratings for beef cattle

GENRE
Reference
RELEASED
2008
August 1
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
116
Pages
PUBLISHER
Agriculture NSW
SELLER
NSW Trade & Investment
SIZE
12.9
MB

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