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To find your grazers, this might need a couple of adverts in the local paper during April or May, or a few phone calls to local dairy farmers and word of mouth.
If you have not reared your weaners you will have to organise time to buy from the market or a reputable calf rearing enterprise.
Once you start looking at cattle you need to choose the option to go for. Here are some things to take into consideration:
Simple Condition Scoring for cows - learn these seven points to feel on the cow.
With such a high emphasis on Quality in our export markets, it's vital that farmers recognise this in the paddock because this is where Quality starts.
Well-grown heifer calves are capable of becoming pregnant from about 6 months of age. Bull calves can be fertile from about the same age.
When to sell your beef cattle depends on many things, but the two most common reasons are to maximise returns, or cut losses by quitting stock.
There are many reason to try to do without a bull on your block. They are generally expensive to buy - if you buy a decent one.