Beef Agskills

Cover image of Beef Agskills, featuring a group of cows in a paddock.

Paperback - September 2005 - AU $25.00

A basic guide to some of the skills and practices of beef production.

Beef Agskills provides a basic guide to some of the skills and practices of beef production. The book contains step-by-step instructions, diagrams and full-colour pictures. + Full description

Topics covered: General safety precautions; Animal welfare; Quality assurance; Working safely in yards; Working safely with cattle in a bailhead; Drafting and counting cattle; Recognising and avoiding stress; Mouthing, drenching, vaccinating and injecting sick cattle; Meat detection in cattle; Problems associated with calving; Castrating calves; Individual identification of livestock; Dehorning calves; Early weaning of beef cattle; Paddock appraisal of beef cattle; and Safe work method statements.

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Details

Paperback | September 2005 | $ 25.00
ISBN: 9780731305872 | 80 pages
Publisher: NSW Department of Primary Industries
Colour illustrations