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Maternal Productivity in Beef Cattle


Beef cows, particularly as part of seed stock and cow/calf enterprises, are farmed extensively in temperate environments in southern Australia. The fundamental premise of a productive beef enterprise is a calving interval of 365 days. However, production system efficiency can also be determined by comparing inputs, namely megajoules of energy in the form of food, to outputs, namely the number of kilograms of beef sold each year. This thesis examined two heritable and economically desirable traits and the impact that ...

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Maternal Productivity in Beef Cattle
2011, LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, Saarbrucken

ISBN-13: 9783845408064

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