Interesting comparison

We processed and shipped beef on Wednesday.  There were two beasts, both in great condition and growing well.  They both graded PRIME – the highest of the New Zealand processing standard:- Purebred Angus steer – approximately 480kgs liveweight Piedmontese/Charolais steer – approximately  485kgs liveweight To all intents – the liveweights were identical.  The liveweight, if […]

“Fixed Time AI” – an interesting proposition

I am one of the few who believe that it is better to AI your cattle, than to run a bull naturally. The reason is that statistically the progeny will be better cattle, genetically, and my unscientific guess is that the increased profit from the better progeny cover any costs. In saying that, I do […]

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