A special feature of the 2017 Queensland Beef Expo will be the fastest growing equine sport in the world, Poker Rodeo.
This will be one of the first times Poker Rodeo will be seen in Queensland, the only arena equestrian sports that challenges riders to think strategically and ride competitively in dynamic timed events.
The 2017 Queensland Beef Expo will feature the prestigious USA Vs Australia Poker Rodeo competition, held over the three days of the Beef Expo.
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KBV Simmental Stud is a stud operation run under commercial conditions located just outside of Toowoomba at Murphys Creek. Their goal is to not only raise Simmental cattle, but to also produce superior genetics that breeders from around the world would seek to acquire.
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RPM Australia-Pacific Pty Ltd is Australia’s leading manufacturer and supplier of livestock and rural equipment. Situated in the heart of the Lockyer Valley, an area renowned for its rural industry, RPM has been listening to the man on the land for the past 22 years.
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Marty Rowlands and Stephen Lean from the award winning KBV Simmental Stud are one of the first Queensland cattle breeders to jump on board and secure their involvement in the 2017 Queensland Beef Expo, all within hours of the official event launch.
KBV is a Stud operation run under commercial conditions located just outside of Toowoomba at Murphys Creek. Their goal is to not only raise Simmental cattle, but to also produce superior genetics that breeders from around the world would seek to acquire.
FOR 23 years, a dusty stretch of rail track snaked across western Queensland and past the Oakey beef abattoir without delivering cattle.
Australian Events is proud to announce the dates for the 2017 Queensland Beef Expo and Farming Field Days. The event will be held from 30th August to the 1st September 2017 at the Toowoomba Showgrounds.
The first western livestock rail freight service in 23 years to the Oakey Beef Export plant near Toowoomba has been booked, and will roll out of the western Queensland rail-head of Quilpie on Tuesday, 29 November.
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Set up is well underway at the Toowoomba Showgrounds for the inaugural Queensland Beef Expo and Farming Field Days. Australian Events is preparing for the crowds as the event will officially open on Thursday, 1st of September and will run until Sunday, 3rd September 2016.
Decades of experience and knowledge are behind the creation of a brand new event that will be staged at one of Queensland’s premier venues, the Toowoomba Showgrounds which is the home of the Royal Agricultural Society of Queensland.
The inaugural Queensland Beef Expo, to be held at the Toowoomba Showgrounds from 1st – 3rd September, has a sponsor – Queensland Country Life.
Expo owner Australian Events’ managing director Bob Carroll is overwhelmed that Queensland Country Life is sharing his vision.
“The event is filling fast and the quality of exhibitors for livestock, farming equipment, feed and all things to do with this sector are exceptional so this will be a sellout event and it will be highly successful for all involved including our event sponsors,” he said.
Fierce competition from cattle buyers has seen records tumble at the Roma saleyards, Australia’s largest selling centre.
More than 10,600 head of cattle were yarded on Tuesday, with large lines of weaner steers and heifers doubling the numbers of the previous week.
Rich prizes will be up for grabs for the prized led beasts at the inaugural Queensland Beef Expo at the Toowoomba Showgrounds from 1st – 3rd September 2016.
The Queensland Beef Expo is an all-new field day event primarily focusing on the production and supply of beef from this region.
RASQ secretary Damon Phillips has announced there will be $5000 in prizes for the led steer and heifer competition.
Eight cattle breeds feature among the 147 entries received for the inaugural Toowoomba Spring Classic All Breed Sale on September 1, but there is room for more.
The sale will be a highlight of the inaugural Queensland Beef Expo to be held at the Toowoomba Showground from 1st – 3rd September 2016.
COWS were the pick at Toowoomba’s cattle sale, selling up to 15c/kg dearer.
A total of 895 head were consigned at the Harristown saleyards, including 362 steers, 250 heifers and 193 cows.
This was down slightly on last week’s yarding of 1021 cattle.
As exhibitors of livestock at Queensland Beef Expo, you are responsible for all movement and paper work of your livestock in relation to this event. If you are unsure of the documentation needed for movement of livestock in or out of Qld you can contact the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF) call centre on 132 523 and speak to your local Stock Inspector/Bio Security Member. DAF advises that there should be minimal contact between livestock and members of the public to reduce bio security hazards. To eliminate risk please make sure there is a hand wash station and/or hand sanitiser dispenser on your stand. Ensure that all visitors and your staff use the facility when entering and exiting your display as this will help prevent risk of any contamination between breeds.
Elders exported 150 head of Australian slaughter-ready cattle into Chongqing airport in Southwest China last October and 184 head landed at Zhengzhou City today, in the second shipment.
ELDERS has landed a second air shipment of Australian live slaughter-ready cattle into China after taking on board lessons learned from its first export experience in the large and emerging beef market.
Mayors from Southwest Regional Economic Development (RED) today thanked Transport Minister, Hon Sterling Hinchcliffe, for listening to their calls for rail upgrades on the western line.
Southwest RED has been fighting for the upgrades for several years. Chair and Mayor of Paroo, Cr Lindsay Godfrey, said it was energising to actually see a commitment on a project they have been advocating hard for.
A major expansion of a Darling Downs abattoir is now likely to go ahead, with the Queensland Government committing $2.5 million dollars to upgrade rail sidings in south-west Queensland.
The Government will also reopen part of an old branch line to allow direct live cattle deliveries to Oakey Beef Exports, west of Toowoomba.
The company is planning a $60 million expansion that will create 500 new jobs and almost double production to 11,500 head of cattle per week.