New beef zone - An analysis of the potential for beef and cattle industry expansion in the Western Australian wheatbelt
Natural resources, Animal production and livestock
Salinity and acid land management will result in increased Wheatbelt areas of pasture, leading to increased livestock production; A potential increase in cattle numbers of 384 000, from the present 229 000 head is forecast; Currently, cropping enterprises are more profitable than livestock enterprises, beef enterprises are more profitable than sheep enterprises; Currently, the most profitable beef and cattle enterprises are grainfed yearling, store weaner and live export steer production;
(2000), New beef zone - An analysis of the potential for beef and cattle industry expansion in the Western Australian wheatbelt. Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia, Perth. Report 20/2000.
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