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Aspects of intensive and extensive systems of suckler beef production

Sean Kyne

Aspects of intensive and extensive systems of suckler beef production

by Sean Kyne

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Published by University College Dublin in Dublin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Beef cattle -- Feeding and feeds -- Ireland.,
  • Beef cattle -- Ireland -- Nutrition.,
  • Beef cattle -- Ireland -- Weight.,
  • Agricultural systems -- Ireland.,
  • Grasses -- Ireland -- Quality.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Sean Kyne.
    ContributionsUniversity College Dublin. Department of Animal Science and Production.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationlx, 165p. :
    Number of Pages165
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18157454M

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Aspects of intensive and extensive systems of suckler beef production by Sean Kyne Download PDF EPUB FB2

Intensive Farming Extensive Farming; Meaning: Intensive Farming refers to an agricultural system, wherein there is high level use of labor and capital, in comparison to the land area. Extensive Farming is a farming technique, in which large farms are being cultivated, with relatively lower inputs, i.e.

capital and labor. Population. It includes both suckler and dairy calf to beef systems. As the production of the suckler calf up until it is weaned from the cow is quite similar this stage of the production cycle is not covered under each system, with an assumed common weaning weight for male and female calves of kg and kg liveweight, respectively.

Beef Production focuses on the different aspects or sectors of beef production, elaborating different systems of production and development with. Beef production systems can be classified on base of raising systems.

In developing countries beef production is achieved by feeding high ene r gy diet to the young animals ( months).Author: Asim Faraz.

Information on what support we have to offer our beef and lamb farmers can be found below. This includes our knowledge library, latest news and t details for your local Knowledge Exchange (KE) Manager can be found lower down this page - if you can't find what you're looking for, please give them a call.

A large amount of information is available on beef production through books and magazines. With the electronic age, you can also access information over the internet from many universities and in particular, their Extension systems. For copies of printed information, you can also visit your local Extension Office.

Intensive feeding systems for beef production in developing countries. A uriol. World demand for beef is increasing more rapidly than supply, which grew at only percent a year in the decade – With few exceptions, this is true.

Purchase Intensive Beef Production - 2nd Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBNVirtually all beef systems on Irish farms fall into one of two categories: suckling beef systems and non-breeding beef systems. There are a number of pros and cons associated with each of them.

Suckling Beef Systems Pros • Stable beef production system where, because you have your own supply stock numbers are not subject to seasonal. Suckler beef systems – assessing steps to improve profitability Paul Crosson, Adam Woods and James Keane Teagasc Grange Animal & Grassland Research and Innovation Centre, Dunsany, Co.

Meath Summary The 3 main variables to increase profitability of suckler beef systems are: Increase grass utilisation.

It can be concluded that similar animal performance levels can be expected in an extensive grassland-based suckler calf-to-beef system compatible with the EU, Rural Environmental Protection Scheme as that attained in a more intensive System comprising of both a moderately high SR (~ higher) and fertiliser N application (~ higher).

A spring-calving, pasture-based suckler beef cow production system with an emphasis on calf-to-weanling production was simulated. The impact of BHV-1 seropositivity on whole-farm technical and economic performance was relatively small, with a marginal drop in the net margin of 4% relative to a baseline seronegative herd.

This section looks at the importance of production systems. Suckler beef production is the most widespread farm activity in Ireland.

Inthere were million suckler cows on 75, farms (CSO, ). Suckler farms have a wide geographic distribution in contrast to many other farming enterprises, which are concentrated in specific. Therefore in this article about beef production costings and performance we will look at intensive cereal beef production.

In this system cattle are housed all year round and fed a diet which usually consists of rolled barley mixed with a protein concentrate (often beans, soya or rapeseed meal) and finally the diet is fortified with vitamins. Extensive systems of beef production produced more total kilograms of beef per animal but they were d older at slaughter.

(Key Words: Systems. Cattle, Milk production, Growth Rate, Extensive production, Intensive Production.) J. Anim. Sci. lntroductlon Most research has focused on segments of the beef production system.

Currently, production of beef from the suckler herd is a relatively inefficient way of producing beef as the cow has to be maintained whilst it takes up to 30 months to produce a finished animal. Prime beef production from the suckler herd has declined in recent years to the current level of 53% of beef output.

Within a system boundary that considers the embodied greenhouse gases (GHGs) in inputs and on-farm emissions, producing 1 kg of lamb releases 13–44 kg CO 2 eq/kg live weight (case study farm 1) and 15–47 kg CO 2 eq/kg live weight (case study farm 2).

The production of beef releases 15–53 and 14–44 kg CO 2 eq/kg live weight. “Suckler Beef - A practical guide to profitability” offers tips on every aspect of production including profit drivers, suckler cow management, replacement heifer management, calf management, genetic evaluation, sire selection and management, and calf fattening.

weakness in a specified beef system and suggest areas for P2 describe given beef improvement production systems P3 outline key nutritional and health requirements for given beef production systems P4 explain the production of a suckled calf [CT, RL] M2 make suggestions for the improvement of a specified suckler beef system using EBVs.

Extensive farming agriculture (as opposed to intensive farming) is an agricultural production system that uses small inputs of labour, fertilizers and capital relative to the land area being used. •In livestock extensive farming commonly refers to cattle, sheep and goat farming in areas with low agricultural productivity.

Farmers worldwide are facing new environmental challenges. According to Dr Juan Villalba, Associate Professor in the Department of Wildland Resources at Utah State University and editor of ‘Animal Welfare in Extensive Production Systems’, skills learned from raising animals in more extreme environments can play an important role in responding effectively.Every aspect of your farm, your methods and your livestock needs to be examined to ensure the best possible outcome and profit.

Choosing the right breed of cattle is of the highest importance. Without a breed that suits the farmer’s resources and home-climate, beef production can become unprofitable.intensive stocks of male cattle with a minimum of outdoor access to intensive grazing systems, extensive grazing, and up to extensive suckler cow systems with year-long grazing.

Within the conventional beef market intensive breeding is dominant, whereas in the organic beef market extensive suckler cow rearing is often applied in Germany.