Manage cattle two to three weeks before sale to achieve best carcass dressing percentage

Meat & Livestock Australia

Type: Webpage
Knowledge level: Intermediate

Farm Table says:

Informative report by MLA to assist beef cattle producers to work towards meeting market specifications and the benefits that can be gained by doing so.

This article was prepared by Meat & Livestock Australia in 2013. It covers the following:

Market specifications for beef cattle: a management practice to achieve a consistent supply of quality beef cattle that meet market specifications for age, weight , quality and consistency.

Why is it used?
It allows producers to:
1) breed cattle specific to market specifications
2) achieve profitability within a cattle enterprise
3) better manage seasonal conditions
4) review carcase performance and make improvements
5) understand short and long term market trends
6) be a reputable producer of quality and consistent beef cattle

2013 - Australia - Meat & Livestock Australia
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