Author: Amanda

Open Letter: Despite the Dry

Greetings from Bimbadeen! We understand that beef producers across the country are facing very dry conditions this season.  Amanda travelled to Blackall last month and saw first-hand some of the challenges facing cattlemen and women in Queensland’s Central West.  And despite experiencing floods in January, Bimbadeen is not immune to the current dry, with very…

By Amanda October 11, 2013 0

Bulls Ready for Rocky…

Introducing our rising two-year-old Bimbadeen bulls – being offered at the 2013 Rockhampton ABCA sale on October 15: BIMBADEEN HAMBURG HAMBURG is a beautifully muscled bull with an outstanding genes passed down through excellent Greendale and Bonox bloodlines. He carries himself well and will provide early finishing, easy-doing progeny. BIMBADEEN HARLEM With length and style…

By Amanda August 16, 2013 0

Weaning scenes…

Come for a ride as we share a few snaps from our mustering and weaning efforts over the past couple of weeks here at Bimbadeen… Unloading horses for the muster – Jack and Sarah in on the action… Sarah bringing up the cows.   And riding the wing… Jack blocking a gate as mobs converge……

By Amanda June 20, 2013 0

Paddock roundup

Time for an update, as we prepare for weaning here at Bimbadeen! We have been recovering (road and fence-wise) from January and February floods but the cattle have been enjoying a decent season and still enjoying good bodies of grass as we head into winter. It’s lovely to see calves blooming and streams running –…

By Amanda May 23, 2013 2

2013 arrives!

Well WHAT a beginning to 2013! We arrived into this year with a pretty dry outlook here at Bimbadeen, and wishing for some rain to help out our pastures. Bruce mustering in stud cows… Jack and Cal bringing in commercial paddock. We managed to get the brand all done and were taking a break when…

By Amanda March 11, 2013 0

Sneak peek

A sneak peek at our back-page ad in the upcoming edition of the ABCA Brangus Magazine. Concept by Mark, Photoshop effort by Amanda! Hope to see you at the ABCA Brangus Sale and the All Red Sale in Rockhampton later this year, where these Bimbadeen bulls (and more) will be on offer. 🙂 The Bimbadeen…

By Amanda July 30, 2012 0

Little men and lesson 2

We have had a wet week here at Bimbadeen. And while we did manage to walk out our weaners from the dipyards to their new paddocks last week (Lesson Number One) our annual handling of all stud cattle (Lesson Number Two) has been put on hold with the rain… It was exciting to see the sun…

By Amanda July 1, 2012 0

Winner of Bimbadeen heifer

Bimbadeen was delighted to be part of the Australian Brangus Cattle Association’s promotion, the Brangus Stud Starter Pack, recently.  The giveaway of select Australian Brangus seedstock was run through the Queensland Country Life to promote the 6th World Brangus Congress, and was drawn during Beef 2012. Bimbadeen offered young black Bimbadeen heifer, Bimbadeen Greta as…

By Amanda May 20, 2012 0