Mayvale - Reliable Gulf calf factory

Mayvale – Reliable Gulf calf factory

Mayvale – Reliable Gulf calf factory

Area & tenure:

  • 116,800 ha (288,612 ac) Pastoral Holding Lease, new 40 year lease.


  • 60km west of Croydon, 90 km east of Normanton and approximately 6 hours west of Cairns. 200 km form the live export depot at Karumba.


  • STD telephone
  • Mail delivered once weekly
  • Primary school
  • Hospital and supermarkets at Croydon and Normanton.

Rainfall: 900mm or 36 inches annually

Water: Mayvale is well watered with 37 Dams, 1 bore, 7 tanks and 13 Troughs. There are also a lot of permanent and semi permanent water holes in the Karen River and several creeks.

Improvements: A large Queensland style 4 bedroom home, with rainwater, very comfortable quarters, plus, an amenities block. 1 large machinery shed and 2 sets of cattle yards.

Country: Mayvale is predominantly flat semi-open forest grazing with a variety of natural and introduced grasses and herbages.

Yards and fencing: There are 2 sets of yards on Mayvale. The house yards are permanent yards of mostly steel construction with a 5 way overhead draft. The back yards are mostly portable panels also with a 5 way overhead draft. Fencing on Mayvale is mostly 3 barbs with 80km of new fencing in the last 5 years and mostly 4 barbs. It is subdivided into 10 paddocks and 6 holding paddocks.

Livestock: The sale of Mayvale includes 2,200 breeding cows, 330 heifers, bulls and followers.

Inclusions: Include a Cat D6C dozer, Ford 5000 tractor, Hasties 4T forklift, 8 tonne Isuzu truck, Kawasaki 650 quad bike, Nissan Navarra 4WD ute, grain bin, auger and assorted tools.

Carrying capacity: The owner estimates that Mayvale would carry 7,000 breeders in its current state.

Agents remarks: Mayvale represents an opportunity to acquire a well developed calf breeding operation. The new fencing, waters and reliable rainfall make it a very attractive proposition.

For sale: POA

Contact the exclusive selling agent: Kennedy Rural – Richmond, Matthew Kennedy – 0488 418 788