Mustering on a Cattle Station

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Jul 12, 2018 2:14:31 PM

Written by Anna Nunn 

As the sun makes its way over the ranges the stockman’s day has well and truly already begun. A cuppa or two and a hearty breakfast while discussing plans for the day around the table, waiting for just enough light to get going.

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Topics: Australia, Rural, Australian Beef, Cattle, Industry, Insider, Livestock, Stations, Outback, cattle station

What is a Rumen?

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Mar 9, 2018 9:35:00 AM

For beef cattle feedlots such as ours, the rumen is very important. Cattle are ruminant animals, meaning that they have a four-chambered stomach.

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Topics: Australia, Welfare, Grain Fed Beef, Beef Cattle, Beef, Livestock, Australian Beef

Who were Australia's Drovers?

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Jan 25, 2018 9:16:00 AM

The Australian drover is a highly regarded aspect of Australia’s agricultural history and many authors of books, poems and articles have made the Australian Drover and their wives famous folk law.

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Topics: Australia, Australian, droving, drovers, stock routes, Livestock, History

The Australian Kelpie

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Dec 15, 2017 11:57:08 AM

The Australian Kelpie is an iconic Australian canine. They are renowned for their intelligence, energy, loyalty and love for working livestock, particularly cattle and sheep. 

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Topics: Cattle, Australia, Livestock, Kelpie, Working Dog

Australia's Outback Stations

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Nov 17, 2017 8:33:00 AM

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Australia’s outback stations are truly unique. Pastoral land in Australia is vast, often unforgiving and strikingly beautiful. The men and women that live and work on isolated cattle and sheep stations, work some of the biggest properties in the world.
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Topics: Livestock, Industry, Facts, Stations, Country, Regional, Outback, Cattle

What Happens in a Feedlot?

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Nov 2, 2017 3:23:38 PM
There are many misconceptions and misunderstandings surrounding the feedlot industry and beef production. So, we thought that we would shed some light on the industry and reveal what actually happens in a feedlot.
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Topics: Feedlot, Feedlots, Livestock, Industry, Facts, Insider, Grain Fed Beef, Beef

Beef Market Influence

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Aug 11, 2017 2:02:05 PM
Prices rise and fall with the market, but what exactly is it that influences the market?  Certainly , supply and demand is a large factor, with consumers influencing demanding with their hip pocket .
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Topics: Cattle, Information, Beef, Australia, Australian Beef, Industry, Market, Beef Market, Livestock, Influence, Production, Suppy Chain

What is the Australian Beef Difference?

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Jul 28, 2017 2:00:53 PM
Australian beef is a cut above the rest for many reasons. Australian red meat producers work hard to maintain the high standards set by the industry.

There are a lot of contributing factors when it comes to superior eating quality including;
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Topics: Australia, Agriculture, Industry, Livestock, Production, Cropping, Australian Beef, Beef, Red Meat, Producers, Quality

A Farmers Work Is Never Done

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Jul 14, 2017 2:36:32 PM
For us here in Burra the crops are sown and are now in the hands of nature. But our farmer's work is not over, they stay busy year-round, monitoring crops and their progress . They also need to monitor weeds and pests to ensure when their crops are ready to harvest, they will be of the highest quality possible, ultimately for the end consumer .
 
But for most Australian farmers, that’s not all that needs to be done during the off-season. Many farmers produce more than one food source and most have livestock that also needs to be taken care of.
 
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Topics: Australia, Rural, Agriculture, Industry, Insider, Livestock, Production, Cropping, Harvest

Bob Rowe

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Jul 3, 2017 8:39:19 AM

Together the late Robert ‘Bob’ Rowe and his son Simon established what is now known as Princess Royal Station. Bob is a South Australian meat and livestock icon and was at the forefront of the South Australian beef industry for many decades, treading where others feared for many years.

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Topics: Australia, Rural, Agriculture, Australian Beef, Beef, Beef Cattle, Cattle, History, Industry, Insider, Livestock, Trading

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