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Cattle start up

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Last seen: 09/03/2019 - 12:08
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Cattle start up

Hi there
We have a paddock of 6 acres with currently three horses in it
I am wanting too add a couple of killers
There is excellent pasture and a dam with water year round
Questions
Breed recommended
Vet type work required we live in a tick area Qld Sunshine Coast
Number required my preference is two
Any infrastructure required crush or yard?
Animals for my consumption only and will be butchered on-site
Any advice welcome

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Raising cattle for profit

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5 years 10 months
Last seen: 04/08/2019 - 14:13
Joined: 07/16/2018 - 17:19

Raising cattle for profit

Hi , I have 30 acres of good pasture , well fenced with three dams and automatic troths and a good bore with paper work saying it's good for cattle . I want to raise steers to pay for cost / keep the property well managed and keep grass / paddock under control . Can anyone explain what weigh the steers generally come in at and approx what weight to sell them at . Roughly I'm trying to understand how much I can make and what time it takes along with cost for each steer. Thanks

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