Heifers are by Boothulla Shorthorn X Belmont red cows by Valera Vale drought master bulls and Rangeland Brangus bulls. Calves are by Rangeland Brangus bulls.
These heifers are in a controlled joined breeding system with a 3 month joining. Calves started to drop at the start of November till the 2nd week in January making them 3 month to 2 weeks in age.
Heifer body condition score ranges from 1-2.5 with the majority being BS2.
Some heifers are de-horned at branding with a small % showing scurs. All heifers are very easy to handle in the paddock and yards with an excellent temperament which has been a focus for the past 35 years.
Mustering carried out on motorbike and dogs with light airplane.
Ages and numbers from Preg Testing 5/6/2018
No 16- 133
No 17- 28
Total – 161
Less 1 % losses and calf split 15% but might have been higher
Total Approx heifer and calf 135 head
$1200 / head on farm Cooladi
Please contact Peter Elmes 0428 666 546