Story: Beef farming

Feeding bobby calves

Feeding bobby calves

Bobby calves – surplus male calves from the dairy industry – are fed milk from ‘calfeterias’. Most are slaughtered for the veal market when only a few days old.

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Robert Peden, 'Beef farming - Beef finishing and dairy beef', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 July 2024)

Story by Robert Peden, published 24 Nov 2008