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Angus Cattle: Why Good Breeding Should Start From the Seedstock

December 14th, 2018

Building a profitable herd of Angus cattle begins with the seedstock cows and bulls that you purchase to start or enhance your herd. If you buy seedstock that is from a poor genetic background or is in poor health, your efforts to build a productive herd will be delayed if not totally thwarted. To prevent […]

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Important Things to Monitor When Breeding Angus Cattle

December 7th, 2018

Angus cattle thrive in numerous environments durably and productively. This fact along with their tender, juicy and delicious meat makes this breed the choice of many cattle farmers here in Australia. The trick is to raise the cattle in such a way as to bring you the most plentiful and profitable results. In order to […]

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Advantages of Raising the Angus Cattle Breed on Your Farm

November 22nd, 2018

Raising cattle is a serious undertaking if you want to make a profit. You must learn how to care for them, the right type of feed or pastureland for them, the correct way to handle them up close in all situations and more. Also, you should choose the right breed of cattle to ensure that […]

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A Review on the Origin and Unique Features of the Angus Cattle Breed

November 15th, 2018

The Angus cattle breed has a long and illustrious history that dates back to over 1000 years ago to the closely related, native cattle breeds of the shires of Kincardine, Aberdeen and Angus in Scotland. These original breeds were a mix of horned and polled cattle. By combining these breeds together over the years, the […]

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What Is the BREEDPLAN in Angus Cattle?

October 26th, 2018

A BREEDPLAN for Angus is an analysis that the Agricultural Business Research Institute or ABRI performs with the help of special software and is for the purpose of providing genetic evaluation for purebred Angus as well as Angus-infused herds. The technology that this plan uses is state of the art and produces Estimated Breeding Values […]

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How Does DNA and Genetic Testing Help in Angus Seed Stock Production?

October 16th, 2018

Today, to stay on top of the latest information about breeding and raising healthy, fertile Angus herds, producers need to learn how to incorporate genetic testing and DNA information into their efforts. By doing so, they can reach optimal results with their herds, especially when they are supplying Angus seed stock to others. We provide […]

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Recommendations of Good Quality Feeds for Angus Cattle

August 17th, 2018

The most important duty that an Angus cattle farmer has is to ensure that all of his or her cows, bulls, heifers and calves have sufficient quality feed all throughout the year. After all, without adequate nutrition the cattle cannot consume the right nutrients to be healthy and will fail to gain weight at the […]

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Black Colour Does Not Always Mean That It’s Angus Cattle

July 27th, 2018

Even though Angus cows and bulls are recognizable in part for their black colouring, you should not assume that all cattle herds with the colour are purebred Angus. Since this breed is so popular for its ideal characteristics in meat production, easy calving and mild temperament, many breeders are cross breeding this breed with other […]

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Signs of Poor Breeding and Health Issues in Angus Cattle

July 13th, 2018

Whether you are purchasing new Angus seed stock or caring for the Angus that you already own, you need to be able to identify signs of poor breeding and health issues in each animal to produce satisfactory results through your cattle farming efforts. By doing so, you will avoid major hurdles that can crop up […]

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The Real Goal of Quality Angus Beef Seed Stock Production

June 28th, 2018

The Angus breed often is the breed of choice for Australian cattle farmers for all of their many favourable characteristics. This has led to their being a large demand for quality Angus beef seed stock. While most may believe that the only goal of the seed stock producers is to raise healthy cattle, there is […]

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