Quality breeding country

Quality breeding country

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Quality eastern fall cattle breeding country with frontage to the Manning River is now available near Gloucester.

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Quality eastern fall cattle breeding country with frontage to the Manning River is now available near Gloucester.

Mount Crosbie has approximately 1517 hectares (3753 acres) and is conveniently accessed via Thunderbolts Way.

Mount Crosbie is a proven performer located in a district renowned for its productivity.

The property enjoys a long frontage to the Manning River, runs a beef herd and produces quality silage.

The current owners purchased Mount Crosbie in 1996.

They have completely fenced all the open grazing country, which is still in excellent condition.

The soil types range from alluvial river flats through to soils of basalt extract.

In previous years Kikuyu, Clover, Rye Grass and Phalaris have been sown.

Over and above the improved species there is also native grasses throughout the property.

Magnificent stands of shade and shelter are found throughout the grazing and cultivation paddocks.

The main species of trees are Box, Grey Gum, Apple Gum, White Mahogany and Kurrajongs.

These trees further highlight the quality and depth of the soil types.

The property has been selectively logged and there is a potential future income source in years to come.

In relation to fodder and cash crops, turnips, oats and corn have all been successfully grown.

A 40 megalitre irrigation licence for the Manning River, 25 dams and average annual rainfall of 1000mm allows for reliable fodder production.

Mount Crosbie has been self-sufficient in regards to fodder production and annually cuts, and can bale up to approximately 250 silage bales depending on the seasons.

The designated silage paddocks have in the previous 10 years been annually fertilised.

In normal seasons, the property carries approximately 180 200 breeders and self-replacement heifers.

Cattle can be grown out, finished and sold direct to the abattoir.

Mount Crosbie is for sale with an asking price of $2.950 million.

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