Story: Beef farming

Polled Hereford cattle

Polled Hereford cattle

A large mob of polled (hornless) Herefords are mustered off tussock country in Central Otago. They were put onto higher country after weaning in autumn, and are being brought down to lower pastures for the winter.

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Otago Daily Times
Reference: 8 May 2004
Photograph by Stephen Jaquiery

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Robert Peden, 'Beef farming - Main beef cattle breeds', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 July 2024)

Story by Robert Peden, published 24 Nov 2008