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Rural Livestock Property in BOULIA

"St Lucia" via Boulia QLD

LOCATION
80 kilometres North East of Boulia
20 kilometres North of Kennedy Highway

SERVICES
Telephone, twice weekly mail service. Bitumen Highway 20 kilometres south, self generated 240 volt power.

AREA AND TENURE
LOT WNR 13
PH 4/5378 Momedah Holding
57,000 hectares (140,847 acres)
Expires: 2025
Rates: Boulia Shire Council $2,800 p.a. approx.
Rent: DNR $1,284 per annum.

RAINFALL
300mm Annual Average.

COUNTRY
St Lucia is a mix of country comprised of the following breakup:
Hamilton River channels approx 4,500ha Mitchell grass downs interspersed by gidyea shaded creeks and shallow valleys. Approx 6,000ha lighter open to pebbly shaded downs. Approx 29,500 ha of lighter open to shaded pebbly to stony downs. Approx 17,000 ha of the property consists of St Lucia Range running to low hills and extensive ranges. The country is timbered with a variety of gum, whitewood, gidyea, mulga and box. Native pastures include Mitchell grass, spinifex, gidyea burr and all the salines. Buffel grass has been introduced into the creeks and water courses.

WATER
St Lucia is watered by 6 bores, 4 of which are set with Solar tracker Submersible pumps. St Lucia bore is equipped with an electric submersible. Brighton bore water is accessed from Pathungra. Four open earth dams, three supplementary holes at bores. Five semi-permanent dug-out water holes. In season, the channels and water courses supplement the main waters.

IMPROVEMENTS
18 m x 12 m steel machinery shed. The original donga, kitchen and machinery shed are located at the hut bore.
Two sets of steel cattle yards- both constructed within the last four years to handle 1,000 each.

FENCING
Subdivided into 6 main paddocks. Fencing is stock proof. New holding paddock at Hut Bore, new holding square at Fork Dam.

CARRYING CAPACITY
Vendor estimates that St Lucia will carry 1,500 breeders or 2,800 mixed cattle in average seasons.

STOCK INCLUDED IN SALE
No stock included in sale.

COMMENT
St Lucia is a low cost grazing operation with mostly good improvements. Particular attention has been paid to security of water with the introduction of the solar tracking submersible pumps. St Lucia is very sweet country located only 20 kilometres north of the Kennedy Highway.

AGENTS
Andrew Adcock: 0407 674 972
Wayne Green: 0427 684 981

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BOULIA

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