Barcoo Pastoral Agencies

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"Salt Creek" Barcaldine 

Location

 40kms South of Barcaldine, with access through Clover Hills.

Area & Tenure

2836.138 Hectares (7005 Acres) Freehold

Rates

 $595 per 6 months

Country

Salt Creek has a good mix of country types, split by Evora creek. On the western side there is pulled Gidyea country, with a thick coverage of buffell. This is interspersed with sand ridges, with bauhinia and edible softwood scrubs. Along Evora creek there is good stands of Gidyea for posts. East of Evora creek is sandy with open Box country, running into Ironwood & Bauhinia.

Fencing: “Salt Creek” has a new Feral fence on 2 sides, remainder is mainly 2 barb & 4 plain with a small section of older netting. Internal fencing is very good, with 2 Barb & 4 plain.

Paddocks

“Salt Creek” has 3 main paddocks, with 2 holding paddocks adjacent to the cattle yards.

Water

The property is watered by an Artesian bore on Kyneton, which feeds a 54,000 Gal tank and is distributed by solar to a 2nd 54,000 Gal tank, with troughs in each paddock. A second bore on the South Delta boundary provides a secondary water point, plus 1 Dam.

Rainfall

19 inches per annum

Carrying Capacity

350 breeders or 525 backgrounder / feeders, or sheep equivalent

Services

Prep to Year 12 in Barcaldine, Blackall Saleyards.

Improvements

1 Bedroom transportable, shed, cattle yards

Remarks

“Salt Creek” is a great mix of quick responding country. With Feral fencing on 2 boundaries, Salt Creek is half way to being fully enclosed, giving complete grazing control and the ability to diversify into goats etc. Ability to breed, background or fatten, with close proximity to Barcaldine and the Blackall Saleyards.


For Private Sale - POA



"Homebush" Blackall

Location

45kms South of Blackall on the Adavale Road

Area and Tenure

11049.6405 Hectares (27293 Acres) GHPL

Approx. 5540 acres of additional stock route

Country

Homebush is comprised of a very diverse and strong mix of country. The country types can roughly be split into

  • 60% Gidyea country, which grows a tremendous body of Buffel grass with terrific herbages & Gidyea burr in season on the pebble country.
  • 20% predominately Downs country, which is lightly timbered with Boree Bauhinia & Leopard Wood. The Downs country grows a good mix of              Mitchell, Buffel, Flinders & Button grasses, plus herbages in season. All has been repulled in 2018.
  • 20% consists of channels along the Ravensbourne & Hope creeks with magnificent Coolibah trees along the channels, interspersed with Gidyea and prolific stands of Buffel and native grasses.

Fencing and Paddocks

“Homebush” has a very good boundary fence on all sides and is feral fenced with one neighbour. Internally, fencing is in good stock proof condition with both 7 and 5 wire sheep fencing to 4 barbs. “Homebush” has 10 main paddocks, with 6 holding paddocks and a laneway linking the paddocks on the eastern side to the yards.

Water

The property is watered via two share bores. There are 3 tanks & troughs on the western side supplied via the Athol Bore and the remainder is watered by the Lorne bore. There are water holes along the Ravensbourne & Hope Creeks, plus dams. The house and garden are connected to dam & bore water.

Rainfall

19 inches per annum

Carrying Capacity

1300 breeders or 2000 backgrounder / bullocks, or sheep equivalent

Services

Rural power, internet, Prep to Year 12 in Blackall, mail run twice a week, Blackall Saleyards.

Improvements

  • 4 Bedroom Queenslander Homestead
  • Cottage
  • Machinery shed
  • Cattle yards with large cooler / receival yards

Remarks

“Homebush” has a terrific variety of country, allowing year round production. A heavy carrying block, which would suit numerous enterprises fattening, backgrounding, breeding cattle or equally suited to sheep. Well located with good access to Blackall and Roma Saleyards, also Southern feedlots and processors with the ability to target various markets.