Described at the Norman invasion of England in 1066, Sussex Cattle are indeed an ancient breed.
It is said that the Sussex is descended from the horned “red cows” once found throughout much of southern England, inhabiting the dense forests of the Weald land of Sussex and Kent. In its original form one . . . → Read More: Sussex Cattle Breed
The Mirandesa is the native breed of Portugal, it is also known by names such as Frieiresa (in Spanish) and Ratinha.
They are used as a draft breed and also for beef production. Even in the late 1970′s these animals were still being used to pull fishing boats from the water.
Today the . . . → Read More: Mirandesa Cattle Breed
The Hays Converter is the first beef breed recognised as a pure breed-registerable under the provisions of the Canada Livestock Pedigree Act and developed by a Canadian Livestock producer. Since the concept was first developed by Senator Harry Hays of Calgary, the objective has been to produce superior animals with the selection based . . . → Read More: Hays Converter Cattle Breed
Managing cows for high fertility
The key indicators of reproductive performance are body condition score for cows and liveweight for heifers. Birth weight can also have a direct bearing on the number of live calves born. To increase conception rates it is important to join females on a rising plane of nutrition. Condition score . . . → Read More: Maximise the number of live beef calves per breeding female