For nearly 90 years, Philmac has enjoyed a rich history. The man behind the name was talented engineer Malcolm ‘Mac’ Phillipps.
Research in the United States has shown that cattle can put on 15 to 20 percent more weight in a year, just by having access to clean water.
The necessity for a cattle breed which would flourish in the tropics is what led Richard and Rebecca Burge to begin using Brahmans close to 20 years ago.
The Gold City Brahman Sale will provide ample opportunities for northern beef producers to strengthen their herds when the sale takes place on November 2, at the Dalrymple Saleyards, in Charters Towers.
For Graham and Christine Stirrat, the Brahman breed is key to their breeding operation at Littledale situated in Berajondo.
Mark and Joyce Comiskey, have been crossing Brangus bulls with Santa Gertrudis females for over a decade with consistently solid results achieved.
Since the Callander family purchased Oakdale, situated 45kms west of Mackay, they’ve solely used Brangus, with the majority of their bulls sourced from the annual Rockhampton Brangus Sale.
For more than two decades, Brangus bulls have been successfully used by Godwin Cattle Company’s Sid and Tricia Godwin and their four children Annalee, Sylvia, Riley and Jared.
An outstanding 251-lot catalogue has been assembled for the 42nd ABCA sponsored Rockhampton Brangus Sale being held on October 8-9, at CQLX.
Progeny produced from Telpara Hills’ Brangus bulls will soon dominate Chris Greenwood’s Atherton Tablelands-based paddock to plate branded beef operation, Morganbury Meats.