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Dry season management of a beef business : A guide to planning, managing and supplementary feeding

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Sallur, N., Black, E., Corbett, E., English, B. H., O'Sullivan, D., Perry, L., Rolfe, J. W., Sneath, R. J. and Sullivan, M. T. (2021) Dry season management of a beef business : A guide to planning, managing and supplementary feeding. State of Queensland, Brisbane, Qld., 82 pages.

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A drought and dry season management program needs to consider the effect on land, pasture, animal welfare, property finances and people. Cattle are an asset and must be sold or moved early to minimise the impact on land productivity and business viability, as well as the potential impacts on the health and well-being of beef producers. As a sustainable and profitable beef producer, drought feeding should be avoided. ‘No rain – no grass – no cattle’ is the rule-of-thumb for successful beef producers.

Item Type:Book
Business groups:Animal Science
Keywords:Beef cattle -- Queensland -- Feeding and feeds. -- Climatic factors Beef cattle -- Queensland -- Effect of drought on Droughts -- Queensland Dry season -- Tropical and sub tropical zones Droughts -- Tropical and sub tropical zones Feed additives -- Queensland Animal welfare -- Queensland Urea as feed DCAP
Subjects:Agriculture > Agriculture (General) > Agricultural economics
Agriculture > Agriculture (General) > Farm economics. Farm management. Agricultural mathematics
Agriculture > Agriculture (General) > Agricultural meteorology. Crops and climate
Animal culture > Cattle
Animal culture > Rangelands. Range management. Grazing
Animal culture > Feeds and feeding. Animal nutrition
Live Archive:01 Nov 2021 01:20
Last Modified:13 Mar 2023 04:18

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