Winter Beef series: Targets for winter weight gain in cattle

November 15, 2022 3:27 pm

Achieving daily live weight gain targets throughout an animal’s life on calf-to-beef farms is one of the key metrics used to measure the success of animal nutrition, grassland management, husbandry and health programmes. As part of the DairyBeef 500 Campaign, the participating farmers are monitoring animal performance through weighing at key times throughout the year.