Less gas, more beef

By Catherine Miller
Updated December 21 2015 - 12:21pm, first published April 24 2013 - 3:30am
BIGGER YOUNG STEERS: University of Adelaide beef researcher Stephen Lee says a methane project may lead to more steers being turned-off to export weights at a younger age. It may also demonstrate a reduction in greenhouse emissions, more efficient production systems, and improved meat quality.
BIGGER YOUNG STEERS: University of Adelaide beef researcher Stephen Lee says a methane project may lead to more steers being turned-off to export weights at a younger age. It may also demonstrate a reduction in greenhouse emissions, more efficient production systems, and improved meat quality.

DESPITE current tough seasonal conditions there is considerable value in keeping steers growing during summer and early autumn, according to a feedlot study.

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