At Goonoo Goonoo Station near Tamworth, the focus is on producing cattle that buyers want.
Like many producers, the Wain family regularly sold their cattle to meat processors but in 2013 they changed their whole operation.
Beef producer Margo Duncan is continuing the dream she had with her late husband Bruce, running a top quality Angus herd at East Seaham.
It is the proven performance and enduring appeal of the Angus breed that has the Probert family committed to doubling their commercial herd.
Angus cattle have been in hot demand for both restockers and backgrounders looking to restock or feed onto slaughter weights once again this year.
An Angus herd on the Great Dividing Range near Merriwa is renown for quality stock by restockers, backgrounders, lotfeeders and processors.