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Comparison of growth rates of relocated and local steers

Hasker, P.J.S., Holroyd, R.G. and Doogan, V.J. (1996) Comparison of growth rates of relocated and local steers. In: Animal Production in Australia: The Australian Society of Animal Production. Twenty First Biennial Conference., 8 - 12 July, University of Queensland. Brisbane.


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Beef producers have expressed concern that cattle moved from one location to another do not always perform as well as comparable local cattle. Research station records and field trial data were examined to determine the effect of relocation on growth rate using data sets for animals of different age and liveweight at relocation and of different genotypes.

21st Biennial Conference. 8-12 July University of Queensland, Brisbane.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information:Reproduced with permission Australian Society of Animal Production [ASAP]. © Australian Society of Animal Production, ASAP.
Keywords:Relocated Cattle; Growth rates.
Subjects:Animal culture > Cattle > Meat production
Animal culture > Feeds and feeding. Animal nutrition
Live Archive:23 Jan 2006
Last Modified:03 Sep 2021 16:47

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