SOLD “Rydan” Rubyvale, QLD



Clermont Rubyvale Road, Rubyvale, QLD

Auction: Friday 10th March 2023,
@ 11:00 am
Maraboon Tavern, Emerald. 


15kms North of Rubyvale on the Clermont/Rubyvale Road, 75kms to Emerald, 75kms to Clermont, 65kms to Capella, 345kms to Rockhampton or 395kms to Mackay. Proximity Major Saleyards, Feedlots, 4 Export Abattoirs within 400kms.

Rural Power, Radio Telephone, TV Reception, Internet via satellite, twice weekly mail service ex Clermont, School Bus ex Rubyvale.

Grain Corp depot, Primary School, Cultural and Aquatic Centre, Rural Supplies - Capella

Emerald has all the services associated with a major Regional Centre including Primary and Secondary schooling, TAFE, several Shopping Centres, Hospital, Recreational and Financial facilities, plus multiple daily flights to Brisbane.


Total Area – 6,979.006 Hectares or 17,245.49 Acres.

Lot 5 on CLM140, 3,160.595 hectares or 7,810.0 acres

Lot 3 on CLM140, 1,678.231 hectares or 4,146.999 acres

Lot 1 on CLM139, 2,140.18 hectares or 5,288.499 acres

Freehold Tenure

Shire of Central Highlands Regional Council.

Rates —$6,096.71 per half year


A good mix of undulating forest country of predominately silverleaf ironbark interspersed with Bloodwood and Box running to areas of Brigalow scrub, Blackbutt and patches of Belah. Property drained by Carbine, Pidgeon and Cattle Creeks and their tributaries providing useful creek flats with Teatree and Gum influence. Approximately 2,300 acres blade ploughed and seeded. Large areas pulled with some stick raked.


House Well - Concrete lined, pumping from 31 feet equipped with 240 power submersible Grundfos. Approximately 1000 gallons plus per hour. Supplying 4 troughs and homestead.

Pigeon Bore – Pumping from 11 metres, equipped with a Tuhorse solar screw pump supplying 3 troughs.

Top Pigeon Bore – Pumping from 12 metres, equipped with Honda/Jet pump supplying 3 troughs.

Alston Well – Pumping from 10 metres, concrete lined equipped with Mill supplying Poly Tank and 2 troughs.

Carbine Bore – Pumping from 19 metres, equipped with Mill supplying Poly Tank and 1 trough.

Cattle Creek Well – Pumping from 13 metres, concrete lined equipped Southern Cross Mill supplying poly tank and 1 Trough.

10 Dams - Adequate size and construction for stock to get into and out of easily.


Main House - Solid older high set weatherboard house comprising 2 bedrooms and sleepout.

Machinery Shed - 12 m x 24 m x 5.8 m high, steel frame, concreted, with ½ double thickness for heavy machinery.

Workshop Shed - 6m x 12m lockable Zincalume Shed, concreted.

Numerous bush timber sheds


Vendor estimates 1100 Breeders, with weaners being taken away.


Below are current numbers that will be available to the purchaser of Rydan, at a favorable market price. Purchase price will be advised closer to auction date.

  • 735 x Brahman Cross Cows
  • 182 Branded Calves
  • 301 Full Ear Calves
  • 162 x No. 2 Brahman Cross Heifers
  • 108 x Mixed No. 1 Heifers
  • 23 Working Bulls

Total 1005 Adult Cattle Plus Progeny and Bulls.

"Rydan" offers opportunity to purchase a reliable and solid breeder block in great position between the 2 regional CQ towns of, Emerald and Clermont with all their amenities. Held for more than 100 years by the one family in what is an already a tightly held area, "Rydan” is a fantastic stand-alone enterprise turning off quality Weaners/Feeder or as a calf factory to a backgrounding or fattening operation.


For sale by Auction at Maraboon Tavern, Emerald on Friday 10th March 2023 @ 11:00 am



Andrew Lewis – 0428 824 226

Matt Beard — 0428 765 687

Terry Ray — 0427 821 177

Bryton Virgo – 0477 318 224

Tony Prentice – 0417 709 778