Eversleigh & Wallace Vale Droughtmasters News

ALMA TAWNY SEMEN FOR SALE

Alma Tawny was purchased at the Alma Dispersal Sale in November 2016. He was the top-priced bull selling for $32000. Tawny was joined to selected Wallace Vale stud cows in early 2017 and we are very pleased with his calves with the first calf dropping in mid-November. At the end … Read more

JUGGERNAUT TOPS 2017 ROMA TROPICAL SALE

There was cause for celebration when Eversleigh Juggernaut topped the  21st Annual Roma Tropical Sale held at the Roma Saleyards on Friday 20 October 2017.  Juggernaut was purchased by Michael & Tracy Flynn from Valera ValeDroughtmaster Stud based at Augathella. All bulls sold well with the Eversleigh draft of five … Read more

New Property

Twelve months ago we bought a new property “Pine Hills” which is 40km north of Wallumbilla in the Maranoa Warrego region of Qld.   Buying the property has enabled us to spread our breeders out across the three properties.

Fantastic Female results

Just under 1300 head of commercial Droughtmaster females were yarded at the 10th Annual Diamantina Droughtmaster Bull & Female Sale in Winton on Friday 17 May.  Despite worsening drought conditions and a depressed cattle market all females sold well. Eversleigh Droughtmasters presented a draft of 327 heifers made up of … Read more

Diamantina Sale results

The 10th Annual Diamantina Droughtmaster Bull & Female Sale was held in Winton on Friday 17 May 2013. Facing a very tough market the Bull Sale had a 55% clearance with an average of $2836.  We sold 15 of the 19 bulls we presented at the sale for a $3033 … Read more

Destination: Diamantina

The tenth Annual Diamantina Bull & Female Sale will be held in Winton on Friday 17th May.  Here’s a sneak peek of the bulls we are taking this year.  Further details on the bulls and commercial females going to the sale are listed on the FOR SALE page.     Lot … Read more

Feedlot steers

In late November 2012 we consigned 156 steers to the Glengowrie Feedlot based near Allora on the Darling Downs.  The steers were on feed for just over 100 days and were slaughtered at Kilcoy meatworks mid-March.  We were extremely happy with the results. The 156 steers arrived at the feedlot … Read more

Roma purchases

Two more bulls were added to our sire battery with the purchase of KM Legacy and Jembrae Foley at the Roma Tropical Sale held in October 2012. We were unable to attend the sale but were able to bid over the phone to secure our purchases. Both bulls are now … Read more

Steers in feedlot

In November we sent 156 steers to the Glengowrie feedlot outside Allora.  Upon induction the predominantly No 2 steers averaged 440kg.  They will be on feed for 100 days. The feedlot, owned by Benn and Robyn Brown from “Bogunda” Prairie is managed by Mike and Jacinta Bashford.  We were very … Read more

Spring has sprung!

It’s been a great season this year in the north west and the cows have obviously taken full advantage of the better conditions.  There are calves dropping everywhere!  Rondel Man About Town has been doing a powerhouse of work in the Wallace Vale Stud paddock with over 20 calves born … Read more

AI heifers

In March this year, Emma Warne from Jembrae Stud undertook our first AI program under some rather “challenging” weather conditions – in particular almost 150mm of rain over a 4-day period. Despite the cold, wet weather the majority of heifers are PTIC and are due to start calving around Christmas … Read more

And another boy!

Along with Wallace Vale Ava, Wallace Vale April has also made her new home at Debella after she was purchased by Ben Power at the 2012 Diamantina Sale in Winton in May.  April was sold 7 months PTIC to Wajatryn Donatelo and she has just had a bull calf.   … Read more

Where are they now

Over the years we’ve bought a number of new bulls for both the Eversleigh and Wallace Vale herds.  Here’s a brief update on what they’ve been up to!  Photos taken this year. Eddington Chief was purchased at the 2007 Diamantina Sale.  Chief has a wonderful temperament and he has had … Read more