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Just Bulling About

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Jun 28, 2019 1:43:37 PM

Written by Mark Gubbins

Throughout my bull breeding career that spans 35 years, I have heard every excuse about what went wrong. Now a reputable bull breeder does everything in their power to sell and deliver bulls to you that will perform time and time again. Longevity plus satisfaction are the two very important ingredients of success. Success leads to repeat buying.

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Topics: What we do, Caring for Livestock, Facts, Breeding, Genetics, Productivity

Impacts of drought spread far and wide

Posted by Princess Royal Station on May 17, 2019 4:03:41 PM

Written by Vanessa Binks

 

It does not seem to matter if SA's primary producers have experienced consecutive good or bad seasons, this drought is not discriminating against anyone.
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Topics: Regional, Country, Australian, South australia, Australians, Drought

The Strength of Relationships Within the Feedlot Industry

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Mar 22, 2019 3:40:14 PM

Written by Chris Howie

Due to the nature of livestock production, enterprises all of those involved are very busy. This, in turn, causes producers to focus on the day to day operation and management of their property to ensure livestock have water, feed, animal health applications, calf marking, shearing and the fences are escape proof; As well as getting ready for seeding, hay baling or harvest, having a holiday and weekend sport for the kids.

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Topics: Feedlots, Feedlot, Suppy Chain, Country, South australia, Productivity, Feeding

Burra's Mining Foundations

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Feb 22, 2019 1:44:15 PM
 
 

South Australia was founded in 1834 to uphold the ideals of religious tolerance and personal freedom. The first colonists came to Adelaide expecting to make a living with business, pastoral investments, and agriculture, but their eyes soon turned to South Australia's rich natural resources. Lead was discovered in 1838 near Adelaide, and a copper mine was founded in 1842. Adelaide soon had carts full of rich copper ore trundling down its streets to be shipped off around the world. South Australia's wealth of minerals spurred Australians all over the continent to explore for natural resources.

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Topics: History, Burra, Country, South australia

What do farmers do during a heat wave?

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Jan 25, 2019 7:06:00 AM
 
 
The last couple of weeks have been uncomfortable for many around Australia as wave after wave of long hot days set in. Temperatures have reached over 40 degrees across the country, in many areas of inland Australia well above for days in a row, but everything can’t stop for the weather.
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Topics: Animal Welfare, Production, Country, Outback, risk, Australian, South australia, cattle station

Cattle Behaviour

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Jan 11, 2019 10:31:47 AM
 
Most people don’t appreciate that there is more than meets the eye when it comes to cattle. It would seem that they spend most of their time grazing and lazing around, but they are actually quite interesting and somewhat complex animals .
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Topics: Cattle, Animal Welfare, cattle handling, cow, cows

Princess Royal Station 2018

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Dec 14, 2018 12:43:09 PM
 
Well, its that time of year. The Christmas decorations are going up and the carols have started on the radio. As 2018 comes to an end here at Princess Royal, we thought we’d share a snippet of what has been a somewhat trying season as well as some of the achievements we are proud of in this last blog of the year.
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Topics: History, Agriculture, Australia, Farming Families, Farmers, Farming, Family, South australia, Australians

Wild Dogs

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Nov 16, 2018 8:50:36 AM

 

 
Written by Anna Nunn 
 
It’s a moment as you are driving along that you feel like you need to rub your eyes or blink a few times quickly… crossing vast outback and in the distance, you spot a dog. It seems totally out of place.
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Topics: Australia, Environment, Country, Outback, Stations, Australian, Australians, Drought, cattle station

Isolated Shouldn't Mean Alone

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Nov 2, 2018 1:41:29 PM

 

Rural mental health is a topic that needs to be discussed , frequently . The issue is often pushed into the spotlight after a life is tragically lost to suicide or an extreme weather event strangles parts of the country . However , we believe that it is a topic that needs to be brought up in the nation’s conversation more often.
 
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Topics: Australia, Mental Health, Health, City Life, Country, Outback, Australians

What if feedlots disappeared?

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Oct 19, 2018 7:54:09 AM

 


In Australia, beef cattle feedlots don’t always receive the best publicity, but what if they were to completely disappear? What would the impact be on the Australian economy and the industry as a whole?
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Topics: Feedlots, Feedlot, Australia, Grain Fed Beef, Australian Beef, Beef Market, jobs

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