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Relationships between behavioural traits and liveweight performance of Brahman steers in a feedlot

Holroyd, R.G. and Petherick, J.C. and Swain, A.J. and Jeffery, M.R. (1998) Relationships between behavioural traits and liveweight performance of Brahman steers in a feedlot. In: Animal Production in Australia: The Australian Society of Animal Production. Twenty-second Biennial Conference.

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Abstract

Large variations in growth and feed conversion efficiency occur between cattle in feedlots. We aimed to test whether different behaviours of cattle may reflect some of these production differences.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information:Reproduced with permission Australian Society of Animal Production [ASAP]. © Australian Society of Animal Production, ASAP. 22nd Biennial Conference.
Keywords:Cattle; Feedlots; Growth Rates; Behavioural states.
Subjects:Animal culture > Cattle > Meat production
Animal culture > Feeds and feeding. Animal nutrition
Deposited On:23 Jan 2006
Last Modified:13 Aug 2010 15:08

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