Since the early 1990’s Brahman have formed the backbone of Tom and Sandra Hartley’s Mitchell-based breeding operation which they run with their son and partner Andrew, and in recent years they’ve benefited from crossing their females with Charolais, Angus and Simmental genetics.
A draft of 90 quality, young coastal reared Charolais and Charbray bulls have been catalogued for the 15th annual Kandanga Valley on-property sale.
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It was while attending a genomics conference at Rockhampton during Beef Australia 2012 that organic commercial producers Michael and Helen McKellar, Booka, found the ideal breed to fit their needs in the form of the Belmont Red.
A stellar draft of 47 bulls have been selected for the second annual Belmont Red Sale and Field Day taking place on Tuesday, July 17.
Guests will be able to get an illuminating inside look at some of the most highly regarded cattle studs scattered between the South Burnett to the Scenic Rim during the QCL Southern Beef Week open days on July 21-22.
Middlemount producers Jack and Tara Dumma, along with Jack’s father John made the switch to using Simmental bulls over their Brahman breeding herd 18 months ago with impressive results.
An inherent passion for the land has seen Eidsvold’s Dingle family thrive though five generations and a span of 90 years and counting.
Since introducing Brangus genetics into his Brahman-based herd in 2015, Calliope’s Steve McBride has seen a dramatic improvement in the cattle being produced through their commercial and stud operations.
Central Queensland’s George and Kim Sypher are getting good results out of the crossbreeding operation they began eight years ago using black Brangus bulls over Brahman and Droughtmaster females.