Newcastle Waters is a 10,331 ha breeding property in the west Barkly region of the Northern Territory.
Its open plains, flood country and timbered sand hills carry 55,000 head of cattle including 20,000 commercial Brahman breeders. The property is also home to Newcastle Waters Brahman stud, which comprises 4,000 stud females. Annually the stud produces 1,000 quality, acclimatised herd bulls for CPC's Northern properties.
Its annual turnoff of 25,000 - 30,000 head are finished according to market demands, with the steer portion being taken at five to seven months for fattening as Jap ox on the Queensland properties or finished on Lake Woods for export to Indonesia.
Steers and surplus heifers are also grown out on the property and are exported from Darwin at 18 to 20 months of age.
Newcastle Waters Homestead