Better Bull Buying Webinar Series - Managing Bulls to Ensure the Genetics Work
The better bull buying on-line series is your guide to selecting and buying bulls that best suits your breeding objectives, region and target markets.
In partnership with Southern Beef Technology Services, NSW Department of Primary Industries (Animal Genetic and Breeding Unit) and HVC Production and Breeding, Riverina Local Land Services hosted a series of on-line webinar workshops for landholders and cattle producers during March 2022.
There are many selection criteria that can be used, and generally the aim is to buy bulls that have the ideal soundness, temperament, on formation, muscling, reproductive fitness and estimated breeding values that best suits your production goals.
But understanding and defining the best genetics to select that beef producers can use to improve production, profits and sustainability will be influenced by buying and managing bulls better to produce more calves, aid calving ease, and produce progeny that grow fast with desirable carcase traits that repeatedly meet market specifications.
With livestock markets continuing to boom, would you like to know how to get more beef over the hooks?
While dry times come and go, nothing can fully prepare farmers for drought. Over the last few years, parts of NSW ha...
NSW Wild Dog Fence Extension project
May 2022BackgroundThe NSW Government has committed to extending the NSW Border Wild Dog Fence (commonly known as the...