Massey University Beef Research

Our aim is to undertake quality research consistent with the needs of the New Zealand Beef Industry and to advance scientific knowledge of beef production, welfare, health and biology.


Recent Publications

Cow efficiency project

The first three cohorts of progeny from these cows have been finished and assessed for growth rate, carcass conformation and meat quality.


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The beef research team

The Beef research team has access to over 1000 hectares of university land near the campus, which provides unsurpassed opportunities to conduct research into pastoral beef production and health. A number of projects are conducted in collaboration with other leading research groups in New Zealand and throughout the world, and the group regularly consults with industry professionals and cattle producers. Our aim is to undertake quality research consistent with the needs of the New Zealand Beef Industry and to advance scientific knowledge of beef production, welfare, health and biology.

Recent Publications

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