Managing and Marketing Beef

cover of Managing and Marketing Beef

Paperback - December 2009 - AU $34.00

This practical book shows producers how to make good decisions in the beef industry.

This practical book shows producers how to make good decisions in the beef industry. It includes information on factors that can affect beef prices and cattle numbers, the nutritional needs of your herd and how to manage the breeding herd. Also how to assess your product and what to consider when selecting a selling method.

Details

Paperback | December 2009 | $ 34.00
ISBN: 9780731306190 | 110 pages | 297 x 210 mm
Publisher: NSW Industry & Investment
Colour illustrations

Contents

Cattle industry overview
Manage the breeding herd
Pastures for the herd
Selling methods and costs
Other aspects of marketing
Muscle and muscle score
Fat assessment and fat scores
Frame size
Growth, maturity and carcase suitability
Understand your product
The killsheet
Get the best return
Some terms explained
Appendix 1: Ruminants and rumination
Appendix 2: Calculating and using DSE ratings for beef cattle