Australian Lowline Cattle are pure Aberdeen Angus genetics originating from Scotland and Canada and developed in Australia to suit sustainable and lifestyle farming.
The wonderful attributes of this breed makes them highly versatile and appealing.
Whether it's the small acreage farmer, the commercial beef enterprise or the dairy industry,
Lowlines are in demand. If you are new to farming, or just want to grow your own beef, Australian Lowlines are the ideal breed for you.
Book 1 - Beef agguide - getting started in beef includes safety, yard design, livestock identification, compulsory paperwork, breeds, crossbreeding, deciding on what to produce, herd health, routine husbandary, diseases and parasites.
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This book provides farmers with information on calf biology, evaluating alternative feed resources, and developing a full management strategy for calf rearing. It highlights the principles of calf growth and feed digestion, which allows producers to select the most appropriate system for their farm.
Running a Small Beef Herd provides an introduction to beef production for those about to enter the industry and is an ongoing reference for anyone managing a small herd of beef cattle on their property. Fundamental considerations such as the economics of beef production, the selection of a suitable beef enterprise to match a particular property and level of experience are covered. It considers various systems suitable for a small beef operation: steer fattening, cow and calf systems, foster calves and multiple suckling, and lot feeding.
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. This book is A4 in size and full colour.
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