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06 July 2022

Monitoring Sale Bulls Performance

We believe in keeping records of all our bulls so that we can determine their productivity and their aptitude to perform in the future. One of the ways we achieve this is by recording, weighing and taking scrotal circumference measurements every 6 weeks so we can gauge performance over their life time. This helps with determining what the strong feature of each bull is. Whether it be they are the best at converting their feed to kgs of beef, or their early maturity traits, etc.

Sale bulls are prepared at Annavale, Charters Towers, where they are fed a silage ration for 100 days pre sale. We believe in keeping our bulls performing with a high roughage gut so that when they are then taken off feed they can acclimatise quickly to their environment and do the job they have been purchased to do.

All bulls are sold with a reasonable guarantee on their performance and functionality once they leave our ownership.

Rotational Grazing

06 July 2022

Look after your country and it will look after you. These are words that we strive to put into practice along with, match Carrying Capacity to Stocking Rate (CC:SR) We strongly believe spelling your grasses to allow them not to be overgrazed nor undergrazed as they are both poor outcomes one being inviting weeds and…

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Artificial Breeding Programs

06 July 2022

The aim is to get influential bulls & cow families breeding more calves per year. Using artificial insemination and IVF it has helped improve our stud and commercial herds out of sight. We first started breeding artificially due to the small size of our herd and bank account available to a 16 year old that…

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Breeding In the Wet Tropics

06 July 2022

We are located in Far North Queensland on the coast line in the beautiful wet tropics, 2 hours from both Cairns and Townsville. With our environment comes pristine scenery, lush tropical rain-forests and green foliage majority of the year. It really is a surreal place and we are both very grateful that we got to…

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