Cattle

Cattle start up

5 posts

Member for

2 years 3 months
Last seen: 09/03/2019 - 12:08
Joined: 09/03/2019 - 11:51

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

Forums

Raising cattle for profit

2 posts

Member for

3 years 4 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

Forums

Australian Lowline

$84.00


Australian Lowline Cattle are pure Aberdeen Angus genetics originating from Scotland and Canada and developed in Australia to suit sustainable and lifestyle farming.  

The wonderful attributes of this breed makes them highly versatile and appealing.

Whether it's the small acreage farmer, the commercial beef enterprise or the dairy industry,

Lowlines are in demand. If you are new to farming, or just want to grow your own beef, Australian Lowlines are the ideal breed for you.

SKU
AL
Price
$84.00
Buy farm books online

Handling the herd CD ROM

$19.00
An ideal reference for cattle producers thinking about altering existing yards or designing new facilities.
 
This complete guide to cattleyard design and modification includes the Cattle Crush and Cattle Health Research Reports as featured in Kondinin Group's Farming Ahead magazine.
SKU
HTHCDROM
Price
$19.00
Buy farm books online

Farm Butchering and Sectioning Beef (DVD)

$39.00

Farm butchering of beef explains in detail the complete procedure from cutting up a side of beef to following the fat seams without cutting into the next cut of meat. Each step is carefully analysed and related to customer needs. The DVD also includes how to roll a sirloin of beef.

Duration: 55 minutes

Price includes GST, postage and handling within Australia.

SKU
HBASB
Price
$39.00
Buy farm books online

Cattle farming starter kit - includes three popular cattle farming books - save 16%

$99.00

Book 1Beef agguide - getting started in beef includes safety, yard design, livestock identification, compulsory paperwork, breeds, crossbreeding, deciding on what to produce, herd health, routine husbandary, diseases and parasites.

Table of Contents:

SKU
SKU1
Price
$99.00
Buy farm books online

Small cattle for small farms (new revised second edition)

$59.00
Provides practical and easy-to-understand information for people interested in keeping small cattle for a range of reasons.
 
Small cattle breeds are manageable to control and care for and perfect for lifestyle blocks and small farms. They can be bred commercially for beef but their docile temperaments and small size also make them especially suitable for hobby farms.
SKU
SCFSF
Price
$59.00
Buy farm books online

Calf Rearing - A Practical Guide

$55.00

This book provides farmers with information on calf biology, evaluating alternative feed resources, and developing a full management strategy for calf rearing. It highlights the principles of calf growth and feed digestion, which allows producers to select the most appropriate system for their farm.

SKU
isbn
Price
$55.00
Buy farm books online

Beef Ag Guide - Managing and Marketing Beef

$44.00

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. This book is A4 in size and full colour.

Table of Contents:

SKU
9780731306190
Price
$44.00
Buy farm books online

Active forum topics

Topic Replies Last post Forum
3226 Multi-species Pasture Cropping
byTallanalla on Thu, 08/03/2017 - 19:20
2
by notill_paul
Tue, 10/19/2021 - 12:17
Farming Help
7230 How do you fix heavy wooden fences
byanasttin on Mon, 10/11/2021 - 17:23
1
by admin
Tue, 10/12/2021 - 17:00
Fencing
7224 Newbie Alpaca farmer question
byAlpacaPacino on Thu, 07/01/2021 - 16:55
1
by admin
Sat, 07/03/2021 - 12:13
Alpacas
7213 "Chicken Tractors"
byPadwah on Mon, 05/10/2021 - 11:11
1
by admin
Mon, 05/10/2021 - 11:41
Poultry
7205 Vaccinating a small number of lambs
byhilltophouse on Tue, 04/13/2021 - 14:26
1
by admin
Sun, 04/18/2021 - 21:28
Sheep
7204 Ducks keep dying
bySteves Ducks on Sun, 04/11/2021 - 21:42
1
by admin
Wed, 04/14/2021 - 16:16
Poultry
7170 Orphan Lambs and Foxes
byhlcrouch on Thu, 10/01/2020 - 20:10
4
by GreenAcresFarm
Tue, 04/06/2021 - 19:28
Sheep
7189 On farm home butchering
byDreamChasers on Tue, 03/09/2021 - 21:48
2
by Casey
Sun, 04/04/2021 - 16:53
General Forum
7187 Tractor information
byzoob on Mon, 03/01/2021 - 21:28
2
by Casey
Sun, 04/04/2021 - 16:42
General Forum
6613 Hello everyone
byGordon on Tue, 09/08/2020 - 14:32
3
by Casey
Sun, 04/04/2021 - 16:34
Fencing
7184 Looking at purchasing in Scenic Rim area.
byFordGT18 on Sun, 01/31/2021 - 14:21
1
by admin
Wed, 03/03/2021 - 12:18
General Forum
7183 Starting a wagyu farm
byaussie3105 on Sun, 01/24/2021 - 20:50
1
by admin
Thu, 01/28/2021 - 11:26
Farm planning
6282 Farm security
byweekenders on Mon, 06/22/2020 - 12:51
9
by OWilson87
Tue, 01/19/2021 - 21:00
7182 ivermectin and yabbies
byOzSledge on Sun, 01/17/2021 - 14:02
2
by OWilson87
Tue, 01/19/2021 - 20:58
932 Tractors
bygaz on Fri, 07/13/2012 - 13:53
15
by admin
Sun, 01/10/2021 - 14:45
General Forum
6966 Agistment
bymarieoc on Sun, 09/27/2020 - 19:52
3
by admin
Fri, 10/02/2020 - 17:53
Livestock
6699 Should I till, use harrows or just let it be?
byTheOldChurchEstate on Thu, 09/10/2020 - 18:40
1
by admin
Thu, 09/17/2020 - 17:03
Farming Help
6573 Do I need to fence off my dam with cows?
bymawan on Fri, 09/04/2020 - 13:57
1
by admin
Wed, 09/09/2020 - 10:12
Farming Help
6568 Kiwi wanting to sheep farm in Australia
byNikita on Thu, 09/03/2020 - 09:40
1
by admin
Mon, 09/07/2020 - 11:23
Sheep
6565 New sheep about to lamb, not vaccinated or wormed. What do I do please?
bySarah B on Mon, 08/31/2020 - 14:57
2
by Sarah B
Wed, 09/02/2020 - 16:34
Sheep

Our Sponsors

Our Partners

  •  Rivendell finance