Weaner management in northern beef herds

Meat & Livestock Australia

Type: Guide
Knowledge level: Advanced

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Meat & Livestock Australia have developed a guide as a rapid reference for advisors and producers on the best practice for parasite control for all the major livestock regions in Australia.

Key areas covered in the guide are:

  • Key messages for managing weaning and wearers
  • Why wean?
  • The calf’s stomach
  • Pasture and grazing management for weaners
  • Weaning strategies
  • Weaner health
  • Feeding weaners
  • Weaner training
  • Longer term benefits
  • Economic impacts

There are also a number of case studies outlined in the guide.

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