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    'Orana Park' and 'Shenandoah'

      Orana Park, via Moura QLD

      Location:
      80 kilometres south west of Moura
      40 kilometres south east of Bauhinia
      296 kilometres south west of Rockhampton

      Access:
      Sealed Dawson Highway to within 25 kilometres of the homestead.
      Balance formed gravel road.

      Area and Tenure:
      9,683 acres 1 rood exclusive of 63 acres 2 roods 30 perches for Roads
      Described as Lot 11 on BH161

      Rainfall:
      Annual average 700mm (28 inches).

      Services:
      Rural power, Broadband internet, telephone, mail services thrice weekly from
      Moura. School bus service to Bauhinia Primary School. On property air strip.
      Meat Processors and markets at Biloela, Rockhampton and Moura.

      Improvements:
      3 bedroom brick home constructed in 1989. Lowset timber homestead of three
      bedrooms. Staff & Guest quarters. 2 machinery sheds. Stables. Timber cattle
      yards with double deck loading ramp, plunge dip and calf branding race.

      Water:
      12 dams ranging in size from 5,000 yards to 45,000 yards with 6 equipped
      with turkey nests and troughs. The dams are located on good catches and
      have mostly been cleaned out.

      Fencing:
      Internal fencing mostly 3 barbs on wooden posts.
      Laneway system through to the yards.

      Country:
      Predominately undulating Brigalow, Bauhinia and Belah scrub soils. Heavy buffel
      grass pastures cover the whole property. Careful consideration has been given to the
      development of 'Orana Park', with the country having some shade and protection.

      Stock Included in Sale:
      Approximately 1,400 mixed weight steers.

      Comment:
      The current owners of 'Orana Park' have been operating a bullock fattening
      operation, purchasing dry cattle of 250kg up, and selling as bullocks dressing
      350kg. On this basis 'Orana Park' carries 1,700 mixed weight cattle with a
      turn-off of approx 700 bullocks annually.
      'Orana Park' is arguably located in some of the best finishing country in
      Queensland. The scrub soils and buffel pastures are an ideal mix for
      producing bullocks.

      Shenandoah, via Moura QLD

      Located:
      Approximately 37 kilometres south east of Bauhinia
      83 kilometres south west of Moura
      Approximately 299 kilometres south west of Rockhampton

      Access:
      Sealed Dawson Highway to within 22 kilometres of the homestead.
      Balance formed gravel road.

      Area and Tenure:
      1,949 hectares (4,815.979 acres)
      Described as Lot 2 on RP 911084.

      Rainfall:
      Annual average 700mm (28 inches)

      Services:
      Rural power, broadband internet, telephone, mail service 3 times weekly from Moura.
      School bus service to Bauhinia Primary School. Meat Processors and Markets at Biloela, Rockhampton and Moura.

      Improvements:
      Highset 3 bedroom homestead with family room, enclosed verandah, kitchen, lounge/
      dining room.
      Timber cattle yards with 5-way drafting pound, plunge dip, crush and loading ramps.

      Water:
      'Shenandoah' has 3 dams (2 x 10,000 yards - 1 x 12,000 yards) and 2 bores equipped
      with submersible pumps and Lister diesel engines. The property is excellently watered.

      Country:
      Undulating Brigalow, Belah and Bauhinia scrub soils with heavy cover of buffel pasture.
      Sensibly developed to utilize the country, with consideration given to the undulation.

      Fencing:
      Subdivided into 12 paddocks with most of the internal fencing being timber posts with
      3 barbs. Over the past 10 years the majority of internal fencing has been replaced.

      Stock included in sale:
      Approximately 600 Mixed weight steers.

      Carrying Capacity:
      The vendors have been operating 'Shenandoah' as a bullock fattening facility. Buying
      in 250kg dry cattle and selling them off as bullocks dressing 350kg. 'Shenandoah'
      normally carries 800 head with a turn-off of approximately 350 bullocks annually.

      Comment:
      'Shenandoah' is highly productive with developed buffel grass pastures, is excellently
      watered, has easy access and is located in an area noted for some of the best
      finishing country in Queensland. Reliable high rainfall and scrub soils as well as ease
      of operation will appeal to a purchaser.

      Suburb

      MOURA

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