NQR 130: The Gulf's calving troubles were a cause for concern in 1965

Zoe Thomas
By Zoe Thomas
June 17 2022 - 9:00pm
An article discussing the Gulf country's calving troubles was published in 1965. Picture: File.

A senior advisor in cattle husbandry with the Department of Primary Industries Mount Isa reported in 1965 that 44 per cent of branded Gulf cattle were not getting to market due to nutrition and climatic stress.


Zoe Thomas

Zoe Thomas

Journalist - North Queensland Register/Queensland Country Life

Northern based journalist at North Queensland Register and Queensland Country Life.

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