Improving Feed Efficiency

through Genetic Selection and Management Strategies to Improve Overall Herd Efficiency

Jon Wright (Coota Park Blue-E)

The theme for today’s seminar is “Efficiency of Production” and I have been invited to talk about our operation on “Coota Park” at Woodstock near Cowra where we do feed conversion testing of our bulls.

Without going into too much detail about the calculations and research behind feed conversion, I will share what we have learnt from working with feed conversion and explain various management strategies that may help to improve the overall efficiency of your cattle enterprises.

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