Report on the beef cattle industry in Northern Australia / by J.H. Kelly

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Kelly, J. H. (John Henry), 1895-1983
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Canberra : Bureau of Agricultural Economics, Dept. of Commerce and Agriculture, 1952
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REPORT on the BEEF CATTLE INDUSTRY in NORTHERN AUSTRALIA 4
FOREWORD 5
TABLE OP CONTENTS 7
REPORT ON THE BEEF CATTLE INDUSTRY IN NORTHERN AUSTRALIA 10
PART I. HISTORY AND DESCRIPTION OF BEEF PRODUCTION IN NORTHERN AUSTRALIA 15
CHAPTER 2: GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE COUNTRY 22
CHAPTER 3: HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT OF LAND SETTLEMENT 45
CHAPTER 4: HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT OF THE BEEF CATTLE INDUSTRY 61
OPEN RANGE SYSTEM OF CATTLE GRAZING 63
GOVERNMENT ENCOURAGEMENT OF INCREASED PRODUCTION 70
CHAPTER 5: STOCK TREATMENT FACILITIES IN NORTHERN AUSTRALIA. 75
PART II. BEEF PRODUCTION DEVELOPMENT POTENTIAL. 80
AUSTRALIAN BEEF CATTLE POTENTIAL. 85
CHAPTER 7: NORTHERN TERRITORY'S ROLS IN BEEF PRODUCTION. 90
RATIONAL PATTERN. 94
CHAPTER 8: STATION AND HERD SIZE IN RELATION TO DEVELOPMENT. 98
SIGNIFICANCE OF OCCUPANCY. 110
CHAPTER 9: SUGGESTED PLAN OF DEVELOPMENT FOR NORTHERN TERRITORY. 118
PART III PROBLEMS OF INCREASING BEEF PRODUCTION IN NORTHERN AUSTRALIA. 127
WATER SUPPLY. 129
FENCING 141
YARDS AND DIPS. 145
BUILDINGS. 147
STATION IMPROVEMENTS REQUIRED. 148
TIMBER TREATMENT 148
CHAPTER 11: STATION MANAGEMENT. 154
ANIMAL HUSBANDRY. 160
CATTLE TICK 164
GRAZING MANAGEMENT 169
EROSION 174
CHAPTER 12: LABOUR PROBLEMS TN NORTHERN AUSTRALIA. 179
EFFICIENCY OF STATION MANAGEMENT 182
CHAPTER 13: CREDIT REQUIREMENTS. 190
PART IV. PROBLEMS OF MOVEMENT OF CATTLE. 197
CHAPTER 15: CATTLE MOVEMENT BY STOCK ROUTE. 204
CHAPTER 16: ROAD TRANSPORT OF CATTLE. 212
CHAPTER 17. WATER TRANSPORT OF CATTLE. 217
CHAPTER 18. AERIAL TRANSPORT OF CARCASES. 223
CHAPTER 19. CATTLE MOVEMENT BY RAILWAY. 226
NORTH-SOUTH PROPOSAL 238
BARKLY TABLELAND PROPOSAL 246
PART V. CONCLUSIONS 256
NATIONAL ASPECT OF NORTHERN AUSTRALIA DEVELOPMENT 268
TRANSPORT THE KEY TO DEVELOPMENT 268
Appendix A. 270
GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF ROSEWOOD STATION. 278
DEVELOPMENT OF ROSEWOOD 281
MANAGEMENT OF ROSEWOOD 282
ANIMAL HUSBANDRY 283
SITING OF IMPROVEMENTS 285
HANDLING OF NATIVES 286
MARKETING AND TURN-OFF 286
CONCLUSION 287
Appendix A. 288
Appendix A. 289
Appendix B. 290
Appendix C. 290
Appendix D. 291
Appendix F. 293
Appendix G. 294
SUBJECT INDEX 296

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