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This practical book shows producers how to make good decisions in the beef industry.

It includes information on factors that can affect beef prices and cattle numbers, the nutritional needs of your herd and how to manage the breeding herd.

Also how to assess your product and what to consider when selecting a selling method.

  • 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

Title          Beef AgGuide - Managing and marketing beef       
Pages          110         
ISBN          978-0 7313 0619-0         
Catalogue number          B923         
Year published         Year Published 2009, Updated 2016          
Publisher          NSW Department of Primary Industries         
Price          $30.00AUD (inc GST)

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    Phone: 1800 025 520 International: +61 2 49398888
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    Click here to fill out the order form Cat No.L B923 - Price $30.00 Fax: 02 4938 5549 International: +61 2 4938 5549
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    Click here to fill out the order form Cat No.L B923 - Price $30.00 Tocal College, CB Alexander Campus, Paterson NSW 2421
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