Distribution of rabbits in Queensland
The largest rabbit populations are found in the Granite Belt, south-western Darling Downs, Maranoa, southern Warrego and the far south-west. Moderate populations are dotted throughout the north-western Darling Downs and north Burnett, and low populations are scattered through much of the remainder of the state.
Rabbits do best where . . . → Read More: Rabbit Control In Queensland
The following factors are important to consider when planning a sound feeding program for white-tailed deer.
Good nutrition is required to maximize conception rates and improve fawning percentages. White-tailed deer that do not go into winter in good condition will not survive the winter. White-tailed deer are browsers or selective grazers who prefer . . . → Read More: Feeding of Farmed White-Tailed Deer
The following table shows weaning and projected live weights for three target growth rates relative to pasture quality in british breed cattle.
Note: These are averaged projections over the whole pre-weaning period. There will be a range in weaning weights either side of these values, and the range will be greater in herds with . . . → Read More: Weaning age and projected liveweights in beef
Guidelines for tactical grazing by planning paddock sequences
These are the essential link between planning stock numbers for the cattle enterprise and achieving the highest efficiency of green pasture utilisation.
Use pasture assessment techniques to plan and set targets for each paddock to be grazed and to set the minimum and maximum limits for . . . → Read More: Maximising the conversion of pasture into beef
Pasture mass can either be assessed by cutting, drying and weighing representative pasture samples or by the use of tools of varying levels of sophistication. The various southern state PROGRAZE® manuals give full descriptions of the methodology involved in assessment by cutting, weighing and drying.
Pasture assessment tools save much time in . . . → Read More: Methodologies for field-based beef pasture measurements