"Mooney Valley" via Blackall QLD
Located approximately 50 kilometres North of Blackall and 55 kilometres South of Barcaldine on the Eastern side of the Warrego Highway.
AREA and TENURE
7,746.49 hectares (19,141.58 acres)
L1 YN65 and L10 YN80: GHPL 2/3677: PAR Home Creek, Mayfair
Annual rainfall average 512 millimetres (20.5 inches).
Ergon power, radio telephone, twice weekly mail service from Barcaldine, School bus service to Barcaldine. Hospital, Schooling, Recreational and Business facilities are located in Blackall or Barcaldine. Flights from both Blackall and Barcaldine to Brisbane service three times a week. Weekly Store and Prime Cattle Liveweight Sales at Blackall.
"Mooney Valley" has an exceptional mix of Open Downs and semi open downs Mitchell grass country lightly timbered with Boree, Gidyea, Leopardwood, Vine Tree, Bloodwood and Bauhinia with large areas of Buffel infiltration. It also has the added advantage of having Jimmy's Creek, Middle Creek and Home Creek running through the property. The majority of the grasses are Mitchell grass, Buffel, Blue grass, Flinders and Herbages in season.
An artesian bore supplies water to four paddocks and the windmill pumps to a poly tank which provides water to another three paddocks. There is also water supplied from an artesian bore on adjoining property "Evora" to a poly tank and 2 troughs which waters two paddocks.
The property is subdivided into five major paddocks and five holding paddocks. The older fencing consists of five plain wires and one barb on wooden posts. There is approximately 15 kilometres of new fencing consisting of two barbs and four plain on steel posts and two barbs and Ring Lock on steel posts. Laneway system drains 4 paddocks.
Steel cattle yards, which would comfortably handle 800 head, were built in 2005. The yards are complete with Loading ramp and Vet Crush, branding facilities which are all under cover and cemented. Water is connected to the yards.
Three bedroom original cottage, shearer's quarters, three bay machinery shed and six electric stand shearing shed (recently renovated) with sheep yards.
Owner's estimate approximately 1,300 backgrounding cattle or sheep equivalent.
"Mooney Valley" is quality Barcoo country. Its prime location would make an ideal backgrounding depot for northern cattle producers or be equally suited for sheep production.
Bruce Douglas - 0417 602 603
Wayne Green - 0427 684 981