Embryo-transfer using dairy cows as recipients for beef calves proves a game changer for co-operation

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By Jamie Brown
Updated December 29 2021 - 1:59am, first published December 27 2021 - 12:00am
Hannah Bake, Crossmaglen, with embryo transfer calves born to milking mothers. Offspring tend to very quiet.

Milk producer Hannah Bake is in charge of poddies on her family farm and lately there are new recruits. These beef calves came from dairy cows which acted as recipients in a deal that works cooperatively to benefit breeder and carer.

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Jamie Brown

North Coast reporter