A few came to visit in 2012

A count-back suggests >2000 visitors saw the Nindooinbah cattle breeding operation in 2012. Highlights included attendees to the World Brangus Forum, groups from Indonesia, China and South America as well as travellers from all parts of Australia.

The Maize Crops in the Pit!

The Maize Crops in the Pit!

It was touch and go with the weather but the corn silage is in the pit at Nindooinbah and there’s smiles all round. The crop was grown with very little in-crop rain, just about all overhead irrigation. Apart from the genetics, nutrition is...

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On Property Sale 17th October

On Property Sale 17th October

Brand-new Brangus Bloodlines Friday’s sale offers Nindooinbah’s best line up of Brangus sale bulls to date. This year’s offering of 19 bulls provides Brangus breeders with some exciting new bloodlines to introduce into their breeding programmes...

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Genetics: Pastoral companies leading the charge in genetic selection for weaning rate performance

Genetics is the key to long-term weaning rate improvement in the north, beef genetics consultant Don Nicol from Breedlink, argues. “It will be the cheapest means of weaning rate improvement, with long-term pay offs to users,” he says.

http://www.beefcentral.com/production/genetics/genetics-pastoral-companies-leading-the-charge-in-genetic-selection-for-weaning-rate-performance/

Research suggests potential costs of dehorning

Abstract: The major factors significantly (P < 0.05) associated with mortality for potentially large numbers of calves included the specific production environment represented by site-year, low calf birthweight (more so than high birthweight) and horn status at branding. Almost all calf deaths post-branding (assessed from n = 8348 calves) occurred in calves that were dehorned,