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Komatsu, M and Malau-Aduli, AEO (2014) Japanese beef production. In: Beef Production and Trade. CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood, Victoria, Australia, pp. 143-160. ISBN 9780643109889

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Abstract

- Provides an overview of world beef consumption and production, meat quality and preparation for market.
- Contains summaries of beef production in North America, Brazil, China, SE Asia and Japan.
- Covers northern and southern Australia.
- Provides comprehensive and detailed information on production systems and animal husbandry.
- Contains case studies.
Beef Cattle Production and Trade covers all aspects of the beef industry from paddock to plate. It is an international text with an emphasis on Australian beef production, written by experts in the field.

The book begins with an overview of the historical evolution of world beef consumption and introductory chapters on carcass and meat quality, market preparation and world beef production. North America, Brazil, China, South-East Asia and Japan are discussed in separate chapters, followed by Australian beef production, including feed lotting and live export.

The remaining chapters summarise R&D, emphasising the Australian experience, and look at different production systems and aspects of animal husbandry such as health, reproduction, grazing, feeding and finishing, genetics and breeding, production efficiency, environmental management and business management.

The final chapter examines various case studies in northern and southern Australia, covering feed demand and supply, supplements, pasture management, heifer and weaner management, and management of internal and external parasites.

Item Type: Book Section
Publisher: CSIRO Publishing
Page Range: pp. 143-160
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Copyright 2014 CSIRO

Date Deposited: 03 Mar 2014 22:59
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 04:59
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