Recent reproductive performance studies in the Northern Territory show crossbred heifers outperform their Brahman counterparts. Photo: Tim Schatz.

Crossbreeding brings reproductive benefits

Study finds significant performance advantage of Senepol-Brahman crossbreds.

04 July 2024

Cattle Australia is seeking feedback on a paper outlining the proposed application of its Land Management Commitment. Credit: Pamela Lawson.

Calls for farmer feedback on proposed environmental policy

Cattle Australia is urging producers to provide feedback on its Land Management Commitment proposal.

14 June 2024

Stayability refers to the likelihood of a cow still being a productive part of a breeding herd at six years of age. Credit: Pamela Lawson.

In for the long haul – stayability versus longevity

How stayability compares to the productive working life of an animal.

29 May 2024

Vaginal-cervical prolapses are generally easy to replace but are repeatable and heritable so the animal should be culled. Photo: Peter Lawson

The ins and outs of prolapses in breeding cattle

Understanding and minimising prolapses in beef and dairy breeding cattle.

29 May 2024

Episode 3’s Matt Dalgleish said the landscape of meat consumption in Australia is a testament to a dynamic interplay of economic forces, social changes, health considerations, and environmental concerns. Credit: Andrei Iakhniuk, Shutterstock.

Plate tectonics

Episode 3’s Matt Dalgleish investigates Australia’s per capita meat consumption over the years.

30 April 2024

Reproduction losses from trichomoniasis are most often seen in younger female cattle which are naïve to the disease. Credit: Geoffry Fordyce.

Reproductive disease could be heading south

Kondinin Group's Pamela Lawson investigates the ins and outs of trichomoniasis.

26 April 2024

Professor Mark Trotter, head of CQU’s precision livestock management team, said the impacts of high temperatures and how cows change their behaviour to cope, were not well understood. Photo: MLA.

Unique sensor research shows cows get stressed by heat at surprisingly low temps

World-first research reveals cows feel the heat at lower-than-expected temperatures

24 April 2024

The Department of Agriculture has confirmed cattle have died on a live export ship destined for Indonesia. Credit: crbellette, Shutterstock.

Cattle die on live export vessel destined for Indonesia

The Department of Agriculture has confirmed cattle deaths on the Brahman Express.

27 March 2024


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