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Animal behaviour and calf mortality in a north Queensland breeding herd.

@inproceedings{Rankine1968AnimalBA,
  title={Animal behaviour and calf mortality in a north Queensland breeding herd.},
  author={G. Rankine and Le Donaldson},
  year={1968}
}
  • G. Rankine, Le Donaldson
  • Published 1968
  • Biology
  • At Meadowbank, cattle are more intensively managed than on many properties in the region. The breeding herd contains 1000 individually identified COWS. The behaviour of these cattle has been studied and the observations utilized in making more informed management decisions relating to mating, mustering, fencing and watering. Heifer calves born in November-December were heavier at weaning than JuneJuly born calves. Heifers were mated at two ages (18 and 26 months). In the 18 months heifers… CONTINUE READING

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