Aided by first-rate bulls purchased at the Rockhampton Brahman Week Sale, the Braitling family at Springsure, are producing a first-rate Brahman article for sale into the EU market.
Australian Red Cross, backed by the Commonwealth Bank, Australia Post and Virgin Australia, along with other corporate and public donors have raised $11m through the month of August to be distributed to drought-affected farming families.
A delicate balancing act is required by the Whiteman family in their mixed-breed operation, in which they’re using Santa Gertrudis bulls over Braford breeders to even out the Bos Taurus/Bos Indicus-ratio in the progeny.
The Cloyna-based Holding family are receiving a great return on their investment in Wattlebray Charbray bull genetics.
A feast of genetics will be on offer for stud and commercial operators in the 94-lot draft selected for the 41st Annual National Charbray Bull Sale.
David Greenup said he views his recent appointment as president for the Santa Gertrudis Breeders’ Australia Association as a responsibility not an achievement.
The Droughtmaster continues to tick all the right boxes for the Davies family who’ve been using the breed successfully in their commercial cattle operation on The Nobbies, 100km north of Cloncurry, for more than 25 years.
The Russell family, Echo Hills, west of Springsure, have been producing high-quality commercial cattle for 70 years aided by the bulls the family have purchased at the Central Brangus Classic Sale sale for over a decade.
For close to a century, the Wason family have been using Herefords in their commercial breeding and fattening operation which is spread out across their properties situated in the Maranoa region.