Kōrero: Beef farming

Prize-winning beef Shorthorn

Prize-winning beef Shorthorn

In the past, stud cattle were bred to meet the ideal of a breed type. Now they are also bred for their productive performance and the genetic strengths that they can pass on. However, appearance and conforming to a breed standard are still important. This beef Shorthorn won a prize at the Christchurch Show based on subjective assessment, rather than its measured performance.

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Robert Peden, 'Beef farming - Beef farming in New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/17322/prize-winning-beef-shorthorn (accessed 18 September 2019)

Story by Robert Peden, published 24 Nov 2008