‘Fair Crack for our Farmers’ charity has raised more than $30,000 during this year’s Droughtmaster National 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.
Janene and Scott McLellan’s oats crop finished bullocks topped the market at Dalby’s cattle sale on Wednesday.
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.
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.
The Keitley family have successfully been using the Droughtmaster breed for many years, with the Droughtmaster National sale providing them with a great avenue to buy bulls which they use to bolster their homegrown breeding herd.
Guests at the Drinks with Droughties function being held on the eve of the Droughtmaster National Sale, are being encouraged to bid up a storm on a lovely heifer being auctioned on the night with her sale proceeds to support Black Dog Ride.
The sheer diversity of exemplary Droughtmaster genetics being offered in the 589 lot draft assembled for the upcoming Droughtmaster National Sale ensure it's one not to be missed.