Charleville goats full bore

THE maturing profile of goats among producers in western parts of Queensland and NSW is evidenced by the booming business being done at Western Meat Exporters' plant at Charleville.
THE maturing profile of goats among producers in western parts of Queensland and NSW is evidenced by the booming business being done at Western Meat Exporters' plant at Charleville.
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FLOODING and hail has caused widespread crop damage in large parts of Western Australia. FLOODING and hail has caused widespread crop damage in large parts of Western Australia.
THE drought-enforced gap in Droughtmaster bull supplies in western Queensland this year brought a lot of new buyers to the Artesian Droughtmaster sale at Blackall on Monday. THE drought-enforced gap in Droughtmaster bull supplies in western Queensland this year brought a lot of new buyers to the Artesian Droughtmaster sale at Blackall on Monday.
THE last month of winter saw another month of high lamb production in Australia, at 40,459 tonnes cwt – an increase of 7pc on year-ago levels according to MLA. THE last month of winter saw another month of high lamb production in Australia, at 40,459 tonnes cwt – an increase of 7pc on year-ago levels according to MLA.
RECEIVERS for 10 financially distressed rural properties in central and southern Queensland have achieved well over $12 million in sales. RECEIVERS for 10 financially distressed rural properties in central and southern Queensland have achieved well over $12 million in sales.
QUEENSLAND'S goat industry has matured a lot in the past 20 years and is bringing excellent returns, but there are still issues to be addressed before a greater number of producers adopt managed herds as part of their operations.
3:00 AM QUEENSLAND'S goat industry has matured a lot in the past 20 years and is bringing excellent returns, but there are still issues to be addressed before a greater number of producers adopt...
FIRST-TIME faba bean growers on the Darling Downs have been keen to get their grain delivered and to see the results of their foray into this valuable pulse crop.
20 Oct 14 FIRST-TIME faba bean growers on the Darling Downs have been keen to get their grain delivered and to see the results of their foray into this valuable pulse crop.
WHEN goat buyer and seller Brett Peachey contacted the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries to order his waybill book, he was in for a surprise.
20 Oct 14  3 WHEN goat buyer and seller Brett Peachey contacted the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries to order his waybill book, he was in for a surprise.
STAND up and be involved. That's the call of Maranoa Regional Councillor Cameron O'Neil, who is urging the next generation to become more engaged in community groups.
19 Oct 14 STAND up and be involved. That's the call of Maranoa Regional Councillor Cameron O'Neil, who is urging the next generation to become more engaged in community groups.
FORGET Queensland's Fittest Man on the Land.
It's Australia's Fittest and Healthiest Chook competition that has given Hervey Bay's Matthew and Susan Smith something to crow about.
19 Oct 14 FORGET Queensland's Fittest Man on the Land. It's Australia's Fittest and Healthiest Chook competition that has given Hervey Bay's Matthew and Susan Smith something to crow about.
HOSTING an International Rural Women's Day function in Brisbane this week and engaging with city-based friends epitomises the role the Queensland Rural, Regional and Remote Women's Network (QRRRWN) can play in bringing greater understanding of the bush to urban areas.
18 Oct 14 HOSTING an International Rural Women's Day function in Brisbane this week and engaging with city-based friends epitomises the role the Queensland Rural, Regional and Remote Women's...
THE southern Darling Downs town of Inglewood is fighting back against an Indian myna bird invasion which has driven out scores of native birds.
17 Oct 14 THE southern Darling Downs town of Inglewood is fighting back against an Indian myna bird invasion which has driven out scores of native birds. | VIDEO: Inglewood calls out mynas
AGRICULTURE Minister John McVeigh has dismissed local government fears over recent changes to 1080 regulations, labelling as a
17 Oct 14  2 AGRICULTURE Minister John McVeigh has dismissed local government fears over recent changes to 1080 regulations, labelling as a "furphy" the suggestion they will be forced to provide...
The state government has announced a long awaited bypass for Beaudesert.
16 Oct 14 The state government has announced a long awaited bypass for Beaudesert.
WOOLGROWERS looking for hardy sires able to cope with western Queensland conditions had a good demonstration of that at the Colanya Poll Merino stud’s inaugural ram sale last Friday.
16 Oct 14 WOOLGROWERS looking for hardy sires able to cope with western Queensland conditions had a good demonstration of that at the Colanya Poll Merino stud’s inaugural ram sale last Friday.
THE drought-enforced gap in Droughtmaster bull supplies in western Queensland this year brought a lot of new buyers to the Artesian Droughtmaster sale at Blackall on Monday.
16 Oct 14 THE drought-enforced gap in Droughtmaster bull supplies in western Queensland this year brought a lot of new buyers to the Artesian Droughtmaster sale at Blackall on Monday.
QUEENSLAND's 11 internally based trade commissioners have had a first-hand look at the potential of the soon to be opened Brisbane West Wellcamp Airport and its associated business park as a departure point for agricultural products to international markets.
16 Oct 14 QUEENSLAND's 11 internally based trade commissioners have had a first-hand look at the potential of the soon to be opened Brisbane West Wellcamp Airport and its associated business park...
DON'T blame the grass-accreditation scheme, blame Aus-Meat, has been the response to questions over grading variation.
16 Oct 14  8 DON'T blame the grass-accreditation scheme, blame Aus-Meat, has been the response to questions over grading variation.
14 Oct 14 POPULAR Central Queensland jockey Carly-Mae Pye has passed away from injuries suffered in a fall during a jump out at Callaghan Park, Rockhampton, on Monday.
VIDEO: A TELPARA Hills bull has sold for $110,000 at today's Rocky Brangus Sale, Gracemere.
14 Oct 14  1 VIDEO: A TELPARA Hills bull has sold for $110,000 at today's Rocky Brangus Sale, Gracemere.
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RECENT rain wasn't enough to turn around a 1000-head mob of cattle belonging to Stirling and Gail O'Sullivan,  currently grazing the long paddock between Charters Towers and Clermont.
14 Oct 14 RECENT rain wasn't enough to turn around a 1000-head mob of cattle belonging to Stirling and Gail O'Sullivan, currently grazing the long paddock between Charters Towers and Clermont.
IT's possibly not a country that Australian cattle producers would associate with beef production.
14 Oct 14 IT's possibly not a country that Australian cattle producers would associate with beef production.
AUSMEAT CEO Ian King is adamant there is a robust audit system in place to ensure processors are compliant when it comes to grading meat.
13 Oct 14  6 AUSMEAT CEO Ian King is adamant there is a robust audit system in place to ensure processors are compliant when it comes to grading meat.  | BeefEx 2014 tackles big issues  | Grassfed accreditation costs... 
Cattle - Beef
AFTER winning successive titles at the Warwick Rodeo in team roping in 2008-2009, Calvert cowboy Jesse Townsend (pictured) will return on October 23-26 in quest of a third victory.
13 Oct 14 AFTER winning successive titles at the Warwick Rodeo in team roping in 2008-2009, Calvert cowboy Jesse Townsend (pictured) will return on October 23-26 in quest of a third victory.
A ROTATIONAL crop of peanuts every five years has played a crucial role in keeping Bundaberg cane farmer Jason Loeskow's business viable.
13 Oct 14 A ROTATIONAL crop of peanuts every five years has played a crucial role in keeping Bundaberg cane farmer Jason Loeskow's business viable.
IT’S nearing 4pm on the first day at the Australian Camp Oven Festival in Millmerran as a large crowd begins to huddle under the marquee featuring stage two.
12 Oct 14 IT’S nearing 4pm on the first day at the Australian Camp Oven Festival in Millmerran as a large crowd begins to huddle under the marquee featuring stage two.
SCHOOL mates come and go but a group of former year 1 classmates from Millaa Millaa in far north Queensland are living proof friendships made in school can last a lifetime.
12 Oct 14 SCHOOL mates come and go but a group of former year 1 classmates from Millaa Millaa in far north Queensland are living proof friendships made in school can last a lifetime.
A MASSIVE investment in Australia's ailing freight network will be crucial if primary producers are to fully capitalise on growing demand from Asia in the coming decades.
11 Oct 14 A MASSIVE investment in Australia's ailing freight network will be crucial if primary producers are to fully capitalise on growing demand from Asia in the coming decades.
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If you want to know what the bush thinks of Labor just ask someone who is in the LE game up
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The Farmer or beef for that matter. I suspect their 20% comes from statistics, accept a normal
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Property price bubbles are a function of many factors and a considerable contributor is finance
The state government has announced a long awaited bypass for Beaudesert.16 Oct 14 The state government has announced a long awaited bypass for Beaudesert.
THREE federal government MPs took to the skies this morning from Rockhampton Airport to inspect prospective infrastructure projects in the region.

09 Oct 14 THREE federal government MPs took to the skies this morning from Rockhampton Airport to inspect prospective...