Condition of my steers

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Condition of my steers

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Hi to all, I have bought a new hobby farm exactly 1 year ago and introduced 5 steers ranging from 6-8 months old. the steers have been grazing on my block for 9 months and i think they look good and had noticed progression in their condition, as when i recieved them they were in pretty poor condition. We have had a lot of rainfall some where between 160-170 mm in june and 165 mm in July and maybe only 7 days of sunlight and some frost which has not helped with keeping up a good amount of pasture. I had asked my neighbour to bring over hay every few days in the interim, which the cattle really enjoys and i believe is in need of due to the lack of nutritinous feed. I would estimate the cattle weighs around 400kg and have taken a picture of 1 of them. Could someone comment on their condition.

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