Grain Finishing takes place in a feedlot, where animals are placed in an enclosure and given feed rations to maximise live weight gain. Feedlots allow for greater flexibility and control over feeding the animals as well as allows producers to meet a greater market for the livestock.
|Input||Backgrounding to Finishing (grain or grass)|
|Input||Saleyard to Finishing (grain or grass)|
|Output||Finishing - Grain to Saleyard|
|Output||Finishing - Grain to Lairage|
Cattle- The Cattle to be fed. Grain- Feed. Water- Water.
Cattle- The cattle to be fed. Head. Grain- Feed. Kilograms. Water-Water. Litre.
• Approximately 34% of Australia’s beef is grain fed at feedlots.
• Meat Standards Australia • Australian Lot Feeders’ Association • Cattle Council of Australia • Meat and Livestock Australia