For four years Peter and Jackie Hill have been successfully managing operations on Dawsonvale in Taroom, where a pure Santa Gertrudis article is fattened and sold into the organic grassfed market.
The freshly christened Roma Droughtmaster Bull Sale will return for its 22nd year on Friday, October 19, with 208 commercially-oriented bulls set to enter the Roma Saleyards selling ring.
The current dry or drought conditions across most of the country have encouraged many graziers to rethink their practices and approach to land management.
After working on a cattle station the founder of Flowjack Timothy Stewart started a business producing spare parts for large troughs and float valves traditionally used on large cattle stations.
Since the Callander family purchased Oakdale, situated 45kms west of Mackay, they’ve solely used Brangus, with the majority of their bulls sourced from the annual Rockhampton Brangus Sale.
Mark and Joyce Comiskey, have been crossing Brangus bulls with Santa Gertrudis females for over a decade with consistently solid results achieved.
For more than two decades, Brangus bulls have been successfully used by Godwin Cattle Company’s Sid and Tricia Godwin and their four children Annalee, Sylvia, Riley and Jared.
Progeny produced from Telpara Hills’ Brangus bulls will soon dominate Chris Greenwood’s Atherton Tablelands-based paddock to plate branded beef operation, Morganbury Meats.
An outstanding 251-lot catalogue has been assembled for the 42nd ABCA sponsored Rockhampton Brangus Sale being held on October 8-9, at CQLX.