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Efficiency and British Whites

Efficiency is a concept that all farmers are familiar with, especially given the difficulties facing the agricultural sector in the twenty-first century. Every penny spent on feed, medicine, or veterinarian bills are pennies off the profit margin, a lesson that many...

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How to Select a Proper Beef Cow Udder

How to see and select a proper beef cow udder. Udder Suspension and Teat Size Scores. Udder and teat quality are among the most important functional traits of beef females. Unsound udders and teats are associated with reduced productive life and inferior calf...

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Excellence in Calving

Every farmer both loves and dreads calving time. On one hand, breeders eagerly anticipate additions to their herds. Yet calving time often means sleepless nights and risking your investment with difficult births, and then facing the possibility that your first calf...

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Frame Score in Beef Cattle

Learning all about Frame Score in Beef Cattle is easy and something all beef cattle producers should be familiar with. Hip height converted to frame score is a linear measurement that helps cattle producers evaluates lean-to-fat ratio potential of an individual animal...

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Traits That Will Bring Profit To Your Herd

Fertility and Ease in Calving The single most important economic trait in the cattle industry is that of fertility. That ability of a cow to give birth to a live calf each year of her productive life. The first calf should arrive at the cow’s second birthday and a...

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Planting the Seed: Lindsay Murray

Lindsay's property Dingo Lane in New South Wales was featured on Planting the Seed, a series of videos showcasing farmers across Australia who have seen tremendous benefits through implementing on-farm practices that harbour biodiversity. Watch the video below and See...

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How to Tattoo Cattle – With Pictures

On a registered beef cattle farm it is usually required or at least recommended to tattoo cattle. Tattooing is a means of unique identification if the breeder wishes to register purebred animals with breed registries or exhibit them at livestock shows. Tattooing...

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A Breed Apart

Choosing a breed of cattle for your farm can be an extremely difficult task. There are many different breeds out there, and all of them have many positive attributes. However, if you are looking for a truly complete cow, British White is the breed you should consider...

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Selecting a British White

Sire Selection. To make sustained contributions to the breeding program, bulls should be structurally and reproductively sound. Sound feet and legs are essential in order for a bull to cover many acres of pasture, both for obtaining adequate nutrition and mating cows....

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