Tool targets calf loss research

Tool targets calf loss research

Research into widespread calf loss in cattle herds across northern Australia could soon be accelerated, thanks to a new tool which alerts researchers when a calf is born and provides location details. Up to 70 per cent of the losses between pregnancy testing and weaning are believed to occur around birth, but unless calving occurs…

Northern cattle industry boost

Northern cattle industry boost

A multi-million dollar research and development program will provide a massive boost to Australia’s vital northern beef cattle industry. The Northern Beef Collaborative Partnership between Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) and The University of Queensland (UQ) is the most significant injection of research funds into northern beef cattle for 20 years and is designed to…