James & Marjorie Lord
Owners of Lord Cattle.
James and Marjorie have been involved in the cattle industry for over 35 years. All of this time has been spent in the North West Regions of Australia.
James breeds cattle for the domestic and livestock cattle trade of Australia from his properties May Downs, situated 30 kilometers West of Mount Isa, Nottingham Downs and Wick situated 100km South of Hughenden, North Queensland. The cattle herd consists of approximately 17,000.00 composite Brahman Cattle placed in these various locations.
May Downs is 630,000 acres ( 234,000 hectares) and was purchased in 1986. The country comprises of predominantly Buffle Grass, Blue Grass....
Nottingham Downs was purchased in 2005 by JL & MA Lord as a downs fattening block to enhance the operations of their breeder block May Downs situated near Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia.
Nottingham Downs is situated West of Hughenden, Queensland and has a carrying capacity of approximately 4,000 head year round.
Rainfall is around 400mm per year. Nottingham Downs is predominantly made up of Red Flinders and Mitchell grass.
Nottingham Downs is predominantly made up of Red Flinders and Mitchell grass. Cattle from the May Downs operations are regularly transferred here to fatten when the seasons are good.