Kōrero: Beef farming

Charolais and Angus calves

Charolais and Angus calves

The Angus calf (left), despite being five weeks older, is dwarfed by the Charolais calf. Farmers were attracted to the faster growth rate and larger mature size of Charolais and other exotic cattle breeds.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1972/5674/28

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Robert Peden, 'Beef farming - Exotic cattle breeds', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/17337/charolais-and-angus-calves (accessed 19 September 2021)

He kōrero nā Robert Peden, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008