Like a virgin, put with the bull for the very first time (Heifer Management)

Welcome to the cattle station classroom podcast. In todays lesson we are going to learn about heifer management. Here’s the thing – heifers need special treatment compared to cows. They’re a little more high maintainenace, but it’s really important because if a heifer isn’t setup for success from the start, it can mess up her breeding life.

In this episode we are joined by Dr Geoff Neithe. Geoff is a former director of the large animal teaching clinics at the University of Queensland veterinary school based in Goondiwindi and past president of both the Australian Cattle Veterinarians and the Australian Veterinary Association, and currently working as a consultant to meat and livestock Australia. Heifer management is Geoff’s greatest passion, and we’re very excited to have him on the show today.

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