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Cattle start up

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Cattle start up

Hi there
We have a paddock of 6 acres with currently three horses in it
I am wanting too add a couple of killers
There is excellent pasture and a dam with water year round
Questions
Breed recommended
Vet type work required we live in a tick area Qld Sunshine Coast
Number required my preference is two
Any infrastructure required crush or yard?
Animals for my consumption only and will be butchered on-site
Any advice welcome

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Raising cattle for profit

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Last seen: 04/08/2019 - 14:13
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Raising cattle for profit

Hi , I have 30 acres of good pasture , well fenced with three dams and automatic troths and a good bore with paper work saying it's good for cattle . I want to raise steers to pay for cost / keep the property well managed and keep grass / paddock under control . Can anyone explain what weigh the steers generally come in at and approx what weight to sell them at . Roughly I'm trying to understand how much I can make and what time it takes along with cost for each steer. Thanks

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Australian Lowline

$84.00


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.

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Handling the herd CD ROM

$29.00
An ideal reference for cattle producers thinking about altering existing yards or designing new facilities.
 
This complete guide to cattleyard design and modification includes the Cattle Crush and Cattle Health Research Reports as featured in Kondinin Group's Farming Ahead magazine.
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Small cattle for small farms (new revised second edition)

$59.00
Provides practical and easy-to-understand information for people interested in keeping small cattle for a range of reasons.
 
Small cattle breeds are manageable to control and care for and perfect for lifestyle blocks and small farms. They can be bred commercially for beef but their docile temperaments and small size also make them especially suitable for hobby farms.
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Calf Rearing - A Practical Guide

$55.00

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.

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Running a small beef herd

$59.95

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.

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Beef Ag Guide - Managing and Marketing Beef

$44.00

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.

Table of Contents:

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