Calving has commenced for Cohort 11 of the Angus Sire Benchmarking Program (ASBP). Across five co-operator herds, this Cohort is set to produce 926 calves, with calving to be completed by early September 2021.
The first calf was born on the 23rd May 2021 in co-operator herd “Burindi”, Barraba, NSW which is owned and operated by Paraway Pastoral company. The calf was a heifer from sire NORQ213, born unassisted, with a birth weight of 29.5 kg and a gestation length of 270 days.
The program to breed the calves utilised Cue-mate® devices coupled with advice and protocols from Vetoquinol personnel. For more see – www.repro360.com.au
Calf from co-operator Burindi