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Blue ribbon Kilcoy cattle country hits the mark

Mark Phelps
By Mark Phelps
Updated May 24 2022 - 5:24am, first published April 8 2022 - 2:00am
MAY 24 AUCTION: Blue ribbon Kilcoy cattle property Brooklyn covers 1372 hectares in 17 freehold titles.

BLUE ribbon Kilcoy cattle property Brooklyn has been held over four generations since the 1890s, and is renowned for its prime bullock finishing qualities.

Offered by Graham 'Snow' Duncan, the conservatively stocked property is said to safely carry 600 breeders, 650 steers to prime, finished bullocks, or 850 young cattle.

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Brooklyn will be auctioned in the Broncos Leagues Club, Red Hill, by Sheperdson and Boyd on May 24.

Brooklyn, Kilcoy, vendors Grahan 'Snow' and Suzanne Duncan (centre) with agent Mike Barry and auctioneer Vince O'Brien, Shepherdson and Boyd.

The 1372 hectare (3390 acre) property is in 17 freehold titles and is located on 12km from Kilcoy.

Brooklyn features expansive flats and hollows, rising to gently rolling ridges with a small area of steeper, timbered country.

The high carrying capacity pastures include Rhodes grass, paspalum, water couch, white clover, kangaroo grass and black spear grass.

The property is also securely watered with frontages to permanent Sheep Station and Oakey creeks plus spring-fed permanent watercourses, 14 dams and lagoons. The average annual rainfall is in the 900-950mm range.

Blue ribbon Kilcoy cattle country hits the mark | Video

Brooklyn also features a circa 1920s high-set traditional Queenslander homestead in very good condition. Other improvements include a two bedroom cottage, three machinery sheds, and a saddle shed plus two stables.

Brooklyn is fenced into 10 main paddocks plus horse and bull paddocks. The centrally located timber cattle yards are in very good conditions and have a plunge dip, vet crush, undercover calf branding cradle and loading ramp.

Blue ribbon Kilcoy cattle country hits the mark | Video

There are also steel cattle yards with undercover vet crush, loading ramp and large weaner yard with water plus horse yards.

Contact Mike Barry, 0427 165 665, Shepherdson and Boyd.

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