Quiet, calm Simmental X progeny please Joneses

Calm and quiet: Pictured, in August, 2020, is one of the Springside Simmentals bulls Des and Wendy Jones purchased privately in September last year. The Joneses are currently running eight bulls from the stud in total.

By Matt Sherrington, North Queensland Register

The quiet and gentle progeny they receive is what has kept Injunes’ Des and Wendy Jones returning to using Simmental bulls in their crossbreeding program.

“The Simmental x Brahman is a great blend, we’re getting good calves that sell for top money,” Mrs Jones said.

The Joneses run their operations, under one PIC number, across a combined 5658ha, on Evergreen, purchased in 1982, adjoining Wyndham (1976), and their most recent acquisition, Nardoo (2012), which is used as a fattening block.

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