n The Dairy Mail - Beef up your profits - : trade

Volume 14, Issue 10
  • ISSN : 1561-4301


With the Fleckvieh it is possible to produce quality weaners for feedlots from specialised dairy breeds such as Jersey and Holstein. These crossbred bull calves are increasingly attracting the attention of feedlots throughout South Africa. Feedlots are already paying farmers between R11 and R12 per kg for Fleckvieh-cross bull calves - this is the same as for pure beef breeds.

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