Davenport Downs is both Paraway’s biggest property and the largest cattle station in Queensland. It consists of two original properties; Davenport Downs, purchased in 2009, and Springvale, purchased in 2011. Together the aggregation forms a 1.5 million hectare bullock fattening operation with the capacity to carry over 29,000 head. Davenport is a linchpin in the Paraway cattle operation and receives the bulk of its cattle from Paraway's breeding properties in the Northern region.
Davenport is predominantly Mitchell grass and channel country. In addition to a network of bores, the Diamantina River and Farrahs Creek transect the property. Beyond providing a source of water through the year these waterways typically flood approximately a quarter of the property during the wet season, producing a reliable supply of feed.
The main homestead is located at Davenport Downs, which is complete with staff quarters and cottages, a staff kitchen and recreation club.
Ross & Carlea Myhill
via Winton QLD 4735
Tel: (07) 4657 3033
|Property Type||Cattle fattening|
|Land Size||1,510,000 ha|
|Carrying Capacity||Approximately 25,000 AE|
|Average Annual Rainfall||257mm / year|