Longreach butchers take on lease of Pastoral College slaughterhouse

Sally Gall
By Sally Gall
Updated June 16 2020 - 11:28pm, first published June 15 2020 - 2:15pm
Erin and Jed Marks are excited to be able to process the produce of the Longreach region through the newly-reopened Longreach Pastoral College abattoir. Pictures supplied.

A squeeze on meat supply to the Longreach region when coronavirus upheavals were in full swing was the tipping point for Jerome 'Jed' Marks and his wife Erin Marks to pursue the lease of the Longreach Pastoral College slaughterhouse.

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Sally Gall

Sally Gall

Senior journalist - Queensland Country Life/North Queensland Register

Based at Blackall, CW Qld, where I've raised a family, run Merino sheep and beef cattle, and helped develop a region - its history, tourism, education and communications.

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