Contents tagged with carcase quality

18 January 2022

This project was established to examine the validity of the age threshold of slaughter for quality beef production from beef cattle

14 July 2021

Average prime weights have continued to track above last year, despite a switch back to a more forage based diet.

18 February 2019

The key to maximising financial returns is to produce and sell the type of finished cattle the marketplace wants and is willing to pay for. This booklet highlights the good and bad in terms of carcase quality, fat levels and conformation. It aims to help producers understand the specifications of the market, and to illustrate some of the factors that can affect carcase value and therefore producer returns.