Embryo-transfer using dairy cows as recipients for beef calves proves a game changer for breeder and milker

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By Jamie Brown
Updated July 4 2022 - 1:43pm, first published January 14 2022 - 11:00pm
Hannah Bake, Crossmaglen, NSW, with embryo transfer calves born to milking mothers. Offspring tend to be very quiet.

Milk producer Hannah Bake is in charge of poddies on her family farm and lately there are new recruits. These beef calves came from dairy cows, which acted as recipients in a deal that works cooperatively to benefit breeder and carer.

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Jamie Brown

North Coast reporter

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