A Newcastle-based household which made its fortune in automotive dealerships is promoting a number one cattle breeding property within the western Darling Downs.
The Bradstreet household has put their 15,411ha property, Dalkeith Station, within the Flinton/Teelba area east of St George available on the market.
They sale is a part of a divestment technique of their substantial rural holdings which coincides with the deliberate retirement of the Bradstreet household’s long-term rural supervisor John Wilson.
JLL Agribusiness’ Clayton Smith and Chris Holgar, who’re promoting the property, refused to touch upon the worth, however trade sources say there are expectations it’ll promote for a walk-in stroll out value of between $18m and $20m.
Mr Holgar mentioned patrons had been anticipated from predominantly bigger households and company cattle producers looking for scale, safety and geographic range, or new buyers seeking to enter into the trade with a productive operating begin.
The sale will embody importantly, farming plant and gear in addition to 1100 Angus cross cows, 500 PTIC Heifers (first calf), 300 lately joined heifers and 80 working Angus bulls.
It has an estimated carrying capability of 2000 breeders.
Mr Smith mentioned the Bradstreet household bought the property in 2012 and have a variety of different rural property within the area. The sale coincided with usually a great season and expectations of a robust cattle market.
“Since being acquired Dalkeith has been progressively developed with important funding made into pasture enchancment, regrowth clearing, exclusion fencing and livestock dealing with and feeding infrastructure,” he mentioned.
“As well as, roughly 1850ha is presently arable offering additional flexibility and scope to develop grain and fodder crops. One other 1500ha beforehand farmed has been sown to improved pasture.”
The property additionally options two units of cattle yards strategically positioned to minimise inventory actions and an intensive water reticulation system from two artesian bores is complemented by overland move dams and water holes in Bidgell creek, offering the utmost stage of water safety.