The hardiness and reliability of the Droughtmaster have been key drivers in helping the Douglas family weather the unflinching dry impacting their property, Springfield, between Mitchell and St George.
The Arnold family, Gelebele, 60km north of Muttaburra, have been buying from the Black Stump Invitation Bull Sale to beef up their commercial crossbred breeding herd.
A draft of 18 month old Kilkenny blood Charolais/Brahman-cross steers were judged the best of the annual Burnett steer sale.
An outstanding draft of 184 Angus and Senegus bulls are locked in for the Australian Topstock Barcaldine Bull Sale on Friday, March 6.
Purchased by 15-year-old Alex Tzioutzias, two red Brahman heifers from Orana Stud, Goovigen, will be the foundation females for her first foray into stud breeding.
World-leading genetics experts will outline what the future is likely to hold for the industry at a major Victorian conference in March.