Cattle Station In North Queensland On A Rolling Lease
Total Land Area: 96,609.11 ha = 238,726.3 acres
Working cattle station with river and creeks running through the property.
The majority of this property is undulating grazing land with open forest timbered with box, bloodwood, ironbark and ironwood with some smaller sand ridge areas and tea tree country. The country along the river provide some better frontage (soil) country and the area between the river and creek is a basalt strip fenced separately, this area is approximately 35 kilometres long and 2 kilometres wide and approximately 7,284 Ha (18,000 acres) of basalt.
1 x Four bedroom double storey Queenslander home with air conditioning and garage. Water comes from the river using an electric jet pump set up on a pressure system.
1 x Air conditioned donga.
1 x Two bedroom air conditioned cottage with a kitchen.
1 x Workshop
1 x Hay shed
1 x 6 bay truck shed
2 x Airstrips - one near the main home, 1,000 metres long - suitable for the Flying Doctors to land. The second airstrip is within the property.
1 x Bush camp with hot shower, flushable toilet and kitchen.
28 x Dams.
10 x Bores - 2 with 240 volt electric motor and pumps plus 7 with solar panels to automatically start the electric motors and pumps when required. 1 bore is not equipped. Water is pumped to the nearby tanks and gravity fed to the different troughs.
13 x Springs.
Rainwater tanks - Rainfall for the area is approximately 750 mm (30 inches) per year.
Cattle, Paddocks, Yards And Fencing:
Includes 1,400 breeders and 45 bulls.
Estimated carrying capacity is 7,000 - 7,500 breeders and could be more with further improvements (more dams).
7 x Main paddocks.
6 x Holding paddocks.
1 x Yard holding 1,200 head and made of steel and wood with road train access and weiner tailing lane ways.
1 x Yard holding 800 head and are mostly portable panels.
1 x Yard holding 600 head and are portable panels with road train access.
All yards have branding cradles, vet crushes and loading ramps.
Water is supplied to all yards with water facilities from the dams or bores.
All yards have water troughs.
All fencing is in fair to good order (3 & 4 barb) and has been erected in the last 12 years.
The predominant grasses are Black Speargrass and Blue Kangaroo grass with smaller areas of black soil with stands of Forest Mitchell. Numerous other natives are present such as Feathertop, Townsville Lucerne and Button grass. Introduced species include Verano Stylo and Seca which are present in areas over the entire property. There is also a very good stand of Buffel grass around the house.
Machinery And Equipment:
1 x 1986 VD body truck with cattle crate (unregistered)
1 x 2002 Toyota 4x4 trayback ute - farm use only
1 x John Deere 4020 tractor with bucket and forks (unregistered)
1 x Fiat tractor 1000
1 x Slasher
1 x Set of offset discs
1 x Post hole digger
2 x Fire fighting pumps
1 x King 4x4 quad bike
1 x 230 Yamaha 2 wheel motorbike
2 x Diesel fuel tanks
1 x Cement mixer
1 x Drill press
240 volt rural power with backup generator, telephone service, satellite broadband internet, television service, mail run twice weekly and a primary school located approximately half an hours drive away.
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