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Monument to the Droughtmaster bull which originated from crossing the Brahman or Zebu bull with a British breed, and was a response to the arrival of the cattle tick in North Queensland in the 1890s. The monument also records the brands and names of sixteen studs which were associated with the development of the breed.
|Address:||Hackett Terrace & Racecourse Road, Charters Towers, 4820|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -20.062933|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Tuesday 6th November, 1984|
DROUGHTMASTER STUD BREEDERS' SOCIETY. LTD.
Patron and Breed Founder
R.L. (Monty) ATKINSON
Commemorates the unveiling of this replica of the DROUGHTMASTER
" Australia's Own Cattle Breed Evolved In Queensland."
DR. G.I. ALEXANDER, B.V.SC, M.S. PH.D F.A.C .V.SC, F.A.C. V SC, F.A.S. A.P. Director General, Department of Primary Industries
on TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6th, 1984,