oa Farming in South Africa - Cross-breeding with dairy cattle
|Article Title||Cross-breeding with dairy cattle|
|© Publisher:||Department of Agriculture (South Africa)|
|Journal||Farming in South Africa|
|Affiliations||1 Animal Husbandry, School of Agriculture, Grootfontein, Cape Province|
|Publication Date||Jun 1933|
|Keyword(s)||Africander breed, Ayrshire, Beef production, Maintaining condition, Milk strain and Productive capacity|
Many a farmer has doubtless at one time or another pondered the question of cross-breeding, or applied to his school of agriculture for advice as to the advisability of crossing his dairy cattle in order to reproduce so-called"" hardiness"" in his herd which, after years of grading up, may be showing signs of retrogression.
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