Join us on a journey of discovery that will take you through the cattle breeding process. Breeding and raising cattle is not an easy task. It requires an in-depth knowledge and understanding of a variety of different topics pertaining to cattle. We are here to guide you through each topic and give you a solid grounding from where to grow and develop your knowledge and your herd.
Cattle breeding in New Zealand is prevalent, however, not many people take into consideration what it involves. Renowned for some of the best beef on the market, New Zealand beef is produced with only cows of the finest genetic qualities. Achieving results for cattle breeders is a definite science, one that requires thorough investigation before undertaking the task.
Cattle breeding techniques vary among breeders, however, it is always best to go with what works for you and your herd. We will give you insight into techniques that have proven e
ffective and provide you will all the knowledge and information required to make the choice best suited to your situation.
Allow us to help you to understand the intricacies of cattle breeding cycles. You will be guided on when is the best time to dry your cow out and to allow it to breed. Understanding of the period required for your cow to recuperate between calving will be gained through the information provided.
Learn about the EPD chart and how to read, understand and interpret the abbreviations and numbers that are allocated to each animal. Make your decisions based on a scientific method that has proven its worth time and time again.