What is hindering dairy bred beef in Australia?

Shan Goodwin
By Shan Goodwin
August 5 2020 - 11:00pm
FEED: A Holstein steer in a feedlot in China. Why similar beef supply chains for dairy-bred calves aren't as common in Australia is the subject of current university animal science research. Photo: Shan Goodwin

DEVELOPING profitable beef supply chains for male dairy calves will be a key part of the milk industry's ability to retain its social licence to operate going forward, says university researcher Veronika Vicic.

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Shan Goodwin

Shan Goodwin

National Agriculture Writer - Beef

Shan Goodwin steers ACM’s national coverage of the beef industry. Shan has worked as a journalist for 30 years, the majority of that with agricultural publications. She spent many years as The Land’s North Coast reporter and has visited beef properties and stations throughout the country and overseas. She treats all breeds equally.

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