Breeding/Backgrounding - Available Feed - WIWO

SOLD - This listing was sold in March 2016
- A genuine opportunity to secure a centrally located and well developed freehold breeding/backgrounding property with the added benefit of an additional area.
- Rural power, telephone, intermittent mobile reception.
- Situated 30km south of Torrens Creek, 160km west of Charters Towers and fronting the sealed Aramac highway.
- Located in the "clean" to enable the owner to take complete advantage of all markets - live export, sale yards and live weight scales. Major centres located at Townsville, Charters Towers, Blackall, Longreach.
- Est. carrying capacity 800 Breeders with 200 replacements - it is estimated that given the existing available pasture the property will carry 850 breeders until the end of 2016, any further rain will increase this given the good growth in pastures over most parts.
- Historical rainfall average is 550mm/22 inches. The season to date - approx 10-12 inches over an est. 70% of the property, 5-7 inches over 20% of area with lighter falls over the balance.

- Cattle included are 360 breeders, 15 Bulls with approx 160 unbranded calves.
- The extensive plant and machinery list includes; 1999 Nissan UD truck and cattle crate, Apollo DF Tractor with attachments and Toyota tray back and a long list of other working plant items.
- House complex includes a three bedroom house, 2 bedroom self contained quarters, detached office building, a large new 4 bay machinery shed and service sheds.
- 3800ha approx pulled and seeded back to buffel and stylos. Remaining areas carries a stand of mixed pastures including spinifex, spear and other natural pastures.
- Box, Ironbark, Bloodwood, Ghost Gum through the undeveloped alluvial soil areas with wattle through the lighter quick responding areas.
- Boundary fenced with 12 main paddocks, 2 holding paddocks and several holding squares internally. It is set up to minimise labour requirements, ease of management and is perfect for rotational grazing.
- Watered by reticulation from the main house bore with permanent and seasonal water holes throughout the property. The house bore services 9 tanks, 23 troughs through poly pipe. In addition there are two other shared watering arrangements with the property and with one of these comes the grazing rights to an additional term lease area. A second registered but unused bore is also located on the property.
- The yard is a portable panel design with 3 coolers, 6 way pound draft, cattle crush and branding facilities. Water is connected to the yard facility.

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Main Property Features

Listing Number: LCH2237

Land area
  • Land Area Acres: 24431
  • Land Area Ha: 9887.28
Location & services:
Km's to Nearest Town: 32, Nearest Town: Torrens Creek, Location / District: Torrens Creek, North Queensland, Schooling Primary: Distance Education (School of the Air), Prairie, Pentland, Bus Primary (No), Schooling Secondary: Charters Towers, Townsville, Hughenden, Bus Secondary (No), Mail Service (Yes)
Freehold: 9887.28 ha
Property Type:
Grazing, Specialist Livestock, Pastoral
Property Features:
Average rainfall (Average Rainfall/Climate: 550 mm or 22 inches)
Fencing - Type & Condition: Fully boundary fenced with approx 50% new. All fencing predominantly 3 bard with steel pickets and assemblies. Northern boundary is part of the old dingo netting fence.
Land contour:
Flat (ha: 9887.28)
Subdivision - No Paddocks:
Main: 12, Holding: 2
Soil Types:
Approx. half the property is red earth alluvial soil with the balance sandy loam clays
Weeds / pests:
Land Usage:
DSEs (Cattle: 1000)
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Landmark Harcourts Charters Towers

9A Blacks Road
Charters Towers
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