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For sale: Cunderang

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Friday 10 November 1854, Empire (Sydney)

UNRESERVED SALE.  
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CUNDERANG.
A first-rate Cattle Station on the Macleay River,
DISTRICT OF NEW ENGLAND.
Together with 1400 head of Cattle, more or less. 
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MORT AND CO. have instructions to sell by
public auction, at the Rooms, Pitt-street,
at 11 o'clock,
ON FRIDAY, 15th DECEMBER,
Without reserve,
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The well-known Cattle Station
CUNDERANG,
situate on the Macleay River, in the district of
New England, distant about

50 MILES FROM ARMIDALE AND 60 MILES FROM
THE SHIPPING PORT OF KEMPSEY.  

CUNDERANG STATION is well grassed country,    
and in addition to the Macleay River frontage, it is
well watered by the Cunderang Creek, a tribu-
tory of the Macleay, and several other Creeks,
which intersect the back run.
ITS GRAZING CAPABILITIES ARE 2000
HEAD OF CATTLE.
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THE IMPROVEMENTS CONSIST OF
A Superintendent's Hut
Stockman's Hut Barn
Two good Stockyards, each capable of hold-
2000 head of Cattle
A Cultivation Paddock of 8 acres, four of
which are at present under a luxuriant
crop of wheat, capable of supplying the
station with flour for 12 months.
A Milking Yard
A Grass Paddock and a Garden, where all
kinds of vegetables may be grown the
whole year round.
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Horses, stores, working bullocks, dray,
&c, to be taken at a valuation.
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With the CUNDERANG STATION will be sold a
mixed herd of prime cattle, consisting of about
365 head of male cattle, above 6 months old
1017 head of female cattle, above 6 month old 
18 bulls
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1400 head, more or less.
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All calves under 6 months given in.
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Those cattle are of the Segenhoe breed,
crossed by Durham bulls, from the herds of the
Australian Agricultural Company. They are a
remarkably quiet and good herd.

Terms at sale.
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Written by macalba

April 1, 2011 at 8:09 pm

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