Beef cattle, Western Australia. --Dept. of Agriculture. --Wongan Hills Research Station
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IN 14-inch rainfall districts most rainfall occurs between May and October. It is d i f f i cult to keep beef animals fattening on summer dry pastures but such areas do have a ready supply of locally grown cereals.
Using these materials as the basis of a supplement it is possible to market prime baby-beef by June-July.
The higher prices obtained for this "winter" beef more than offset the cost of supplementary feed.
Barker, D J. and Cariss, H. G.
"Winter beef production trial : Wongan Hills Research Station,"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4: Vol. 9
, Article 2.
Available at: https://researchlibrary.agric.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture4/vol9/iss8/2