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“Tonkoro Station” Large Scale Breeding-Backgrounding-Fattening

“Tonkoro” –  First Time offered in 118 Years

Situation:

Approximately 245km SW of Winton on the Winton-Jundah Rd.

240km West of Longreach.

Area:

Approx. 341,205 acres Pastoral Holding.

Carcara Holdings 70,800ha

Tonkoro Holding 67,340ha

Total:                 138,140ha

Country:

Open soft Mulga country interspersed with channels and open bluebush swamps to total approx. 20,000ac. These swamps are filled with salines and herbages providing excellent weight gain ability.

Numerous channel systems with the main one’s being Farrahs Ck and Middle Ck, New Year Creek.

Fencing:

18km of boundary with Connemarra in the last two years, 34km done with Connemarra over the last 6years.

The remainder is in good condition.

All internal recent.

25km of laneway. Good set steel cattle yards, recent improvements of trap yards and coolers.

Carbon:

Recently registered carbon project for 25yrs. Details on request.

Improvements:

2 homes, cookhouse, meat house, 2 sets quarters, sheds, molasses storage tanks, two sets of cattle yards, 1 steel permanent, 1 portable. Solar Power recently installed.

New 12.5M x 30M machinery shed to fit road train etc.

Water:

Extensive water improvements done in the last 24 months, 16 Bores/Wells 8 new all equipped with solar and on tanks and troughs. Large 20,000G tanks recently constructed providing excellent storage, one 35,000G at Tally Ho.

13 Dams recently cleaned out.

 

Services:

Twice weekly mail service from Longreach, STD phone, satellite internet.

Power is by 15 kva power plant. Recent solar installation awaiting hook TBA.

Rainfall:

12 inches.

Carrying Capacity:

5000 cows and progeny year in year out, has run over 5000.

Currently running 4000 cows and calves + replacement heifers.

This is subject to possible change when mustering starts.

 

Agents Comments:

Tonkoro is a safe low cost operation. With the security of soft edible Mulga and the fattening ability of the channels and bluebush swamps, not to mention the annual herbages and succulents that this country will only grow, the property offers tremendous diversity to be used as a depot or breeding property. 25 yr carbon project registered. Considerable capital expenditure in the last couple of years in excess of $2M.