Ray Scott Pastoral
World-class Beef Cattle
The Pastoral business (both holdings and operations) currently operates in South Australia, New South Wales and Queensland with a combined property area of over 250,000 acres under group ownership and management, with the vast majority of holdings and operations currently in Queensland. Current Queensland Pastoral holdings include Carse O’Gowrie Station, Connolly Station, Fairfield Station, Ingaby Station and Echo Hills Station.
The core business of the pastoral business is the breeding and growing of beef cattle for both domestic and international markets, with a minimal investment in lamb production. The groups’ strategies employ long term sustainable grazing practices aimed at growing high-quality beef cattle, with continued capital investment focused on infrastructure improvement and continued land improvement measures.
The current cattle headcount across the group is approximately 20,000 head of cattle over the group’s portfolio, with a view to growing the group’s domestic production output by 15% in line with long term sustainable growth strategies.
CARSE O’GOWRIE STATIONCarse O’Gowrie Station is the groups northern most property situated in North Queensland. Comprising a land mass if 137,000 acres, on the bank of the Burdekin River, and within close proximity of the Burdekin Falls Dam. Situated one hours drive to the regional centre and cattle markets at the regional township of Charters Towers and just over 2 hours from the major market and port of Townsville, Carse O’Gowrie can take advantage of both the domestic meat processing markets as well as international live trade.
FAIRFIELD STATIONFairfield Station is positioned 500km to the south of Carse O’Gowrie and approximately 3 hours southwest of another major regional city and business centre, Rockhampton. Fairfield Station is considered the crown jewel in the company’s group of properties. With beautifully developed pastures, excellent annual rainfall and years of infrastructure improvements. Fairfield Station is capable of breeding, fattening and finishing off cattle to the highest standards and regularly see its cattle reaching above market weights and sell prices.
ECHO HILLSApproximately 300km south of Fairfield Station, Echo Hills is a property of approximately 22,000 acres. In much the same vein as Fairfield and close to regional centres such as Roma and St George.
INGABYIngaby is a 26,000-acre property situated on the Balone River, approximately 60km south of Echo Hills.
Office (08) 8725 7940
5 O’Leary Road, Suttontown, SA 5291