Author: Amanda

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

Beef Week action!

The first week in May was a hectic one for Bimbadeen – with our show team arriving in Rockhampton for Beef 2012 and the World Brangus Congress, as well as hosting a tour group of international visitors travelling through from Brisbane to the same events. We were delighted to meet some wonderful breeders from North…

By Amanda May 20, 2012 0

Stud muster

It’s been glorious Autumn weather here at Bimbadeen, making our late branding musters a real pleasure.  So we thought we’d share some glimpses with you, taken during one of our days in a stud paddock this week. The granite boulders of our open country often marks a favourite resting place for our breeders. They look…

By Amanda April 5, 2012 0

Bottle Tree Country Muster

Some glimpses of a day mustering and weighing steers at our ‘top’ paddocks… Mark and Bruce bring in the tail of the mob… Waiting steers and bottle trees … Mark and dogs lead the mob along the laneway… Before work in the yards begins… Bruce brings the cattle into the smaller forcing yards… Black and…

By Amanda February 4, 2012 0

Jillaroo, Jackaroo, Bull!

  It’s really hard not to have favourites when you have animals around the house paddocks as much as we do… But I have to say that THIS little man (referring the bovine not the human) has a special place in our hearts here. (Okay, maybe I DO mean both boys!) G23 (or Bimbadeen Graphite…

By Amanda January 31, 2012 0