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A step-by-step guide to basic beef skills and practices, including many diagrams and colour photos. Covers general safety precautions, animal welfare, quality assurance, drafting and counting cattle, mouthing, drenching, vaccinations, dehorning calves, heat detection, calving problems, weaning and paddock appraisal.

  • General safety precautions
  • Animal welfare
  • Quality assurance
  • Working safely in yards
  • Working safely with cattle in a bailhead
  • Drafting and counting cattle
  • Recognising and avoiding stress
  • Mouthing, drenching, vaccinating and injecting sick cattle
  • Heat detection in cattle
  • Problems associated with calving
  • Castrating calves
  • Individual identification of livestock
  • Dehorning calves
  • Early weaning of beef cattle
  • Paddock appraisal of beef cattle, and
  • Safe work method statements.

Title          Beef Agskills       
Author(s)                   
Pages          80         
ISBN                   
Catalogue number          B105         
Year of publish          2005         
Publisher          NSW Department of Primary Industries         
Price          $25.00AUD (inc GST)


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