Location: South West Queensland
Goldsborough is located on the western edge of the Great Dividing Range with buffel grass the dominant pasture, supplemented by forage crops in both winter and summer. It was purchased by the North Australian Pastoral Company in 2000, specifically as a backgrounding property for cattle prior to entry into the Wainui Feedlot.
While it is NAPCO’s smallest pastoral property, Goldsborough turns over a large number of stock with cattle either arriving or departing most weeks.Goldsborough employs approximately five permanent staff with support from casual staff.
Stewart and Emma have been at Goldsborough since July 2001. Stewart has worked on Coorabulka, Soudan and at the Wainui Feedlot, and rejoined NAPCO in 2001, after time with Elders.
Host: Goldsborough Station Written by Emma Taylor – Manager, Goldsborough Station. Measuring pasture to work out feed available is an important management tool used on Goldsborough. Knowing how much feed is available at the end of the growing season each year (about May) means that the sustainable carrying capacity for each paddock can be calculated. Matching […]
Host: Goldsborough Station Written by Emma Taylor – Manager, Goldsborough Station. One advantage of staying on long term as a property manager is that you get to see your vision for the development of the property come to fruition. Over the past 14 years, Goldsborough has been transformed from five individual properties to an integrated backgrounding […]
Host: Goldsborough Station Written by Emma Taylor – Manager, Goldsborough Station. Once a month, on a Wednesday night, I hold a Soul Mama gathering in Roma. Soul Mama is a safe (confidential, non-judgemental) space for mums to come together and be authentic about their parenting journey. The Soul Mama Facebook page can be found at www.facebook.com/soulmamaroma. […]
Host: Goldsborough Station Written by Emma Taylor – Manager, Goldsborough Station. The winter forage crop oats are an essential part of the production system on Goldsborough. We experience below zero temperatures through the winter months which frosts pastures. This reduces the quality of the feed and cattle will either lose or maintain weight on these frosted […]
Host: Goldsborough Station Written by Emma Taylor – Manager, Goldsborough Station. Hello from “Goldsborough” outside of Roma in Queensland. My name is Emma Taylor and together with my husband Stewart, it is great to be able to share with you some stories about life in our part of the world. Goldsborough is hardly the outback (or […]