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Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4

Article Title

Sheep or beef cattle?

Authors

G D. Oliver

Keywords

Sheep, Beef cattle, Production possibilities, Western Australia

First Page Number

69

Last Page Number

75

Abstract

THE present sustained high meat prices and the moderately low wool prices have caused many farmers to think again about the relative profitability of sheep and beef cattle.

With synthetic fibres continuing to threaten the wool price a changeover from sheep to beef cattle must be seriously exercising the minds of many woolgrowers.

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