Beef cattle, Weaning, Breeding, Kimberley region (W.A.), Western Australia
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Research results show that weaning Kimberley calves when they reach 140kg liveweight is one way of increasing herd productivity by changing management practices. However, removing the bulls from the breeding herd, rather than running them with the cows ywear round as is the practice, does not increase branding percentage.
Pratchett, D and Young, Stuart
"Weaning Kimberley cattle pays off,"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4: Vol. 30
, Article 3.
Available at: https://researchlibrary.agric.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture4/vol30/iss2/3