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Efficient feed converters identified in Wagyu progeny trial

AWA chief executive Matt McDonagh presents the 2022 awards for feed efficiency and overall most profitable sire to Paul and Claire Harris, Sunland Cattle Co.


ANIMALS exhibiting superior feed conversion efficiency can also excel in overall profitability traits measured in the feedlot and chiller, results from the latest Australian Wagyu Association Net Feed Intake progeny trials have shown.

Results from the 2021 NFI test intake were announced during the recent AWA Wagyu Edge conference held in Melbourne.

Among the cohort of sires represented in the 2021 intake of progeny, the winner of…

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