Story: Beef farming

Break-feeding cattle

Break-feeding cattle

Cattle and sheep farming in New Zealand is based on grazing pastures. However, specialist crops are used for wintering and finishing some stock. This mob of young cattle is being break-fed on a forage crop.

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Photograph by Peter E. Smith

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Robert Peden, 'Beef farming - Beef farming in New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/17321/break-feeding-cattle (accessed 21 October 2021)

Story by Robert Peden, published 24 Nov 2008