Cattle Assessment Manual

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Type: PDF
Knowledge level: Intermediate

Farm Table says:

A useful manual detailing the assessment process for cattle on auctionsplus.

This step by step guide to assessing cattle for auctionsplus is a great tool to help understand the detail that livestock agents go into when assessing your cattle.

It covers the following areas:
1) Assessment process
2) Breeding quality
3) Size/weight
4) Condition
5) Frame
6) Fat score
7) Muscle
8) Dentition
9) Pregnancy status (if applicable).

For relative size groups of cattle, the assessment is done individually however larger groups are assessed visually where it is not viable to complete individually. An assessor needs to be accredited through auctionsplus, it cannot be completed by any livestock agent.

2011 - Australia - auctionsplus
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