Why Bazadais?

Bazadais are thriving in the varying Australian conditions, performing well whether fed on grass or grain. This makes Bazadais the perfect choice for Australian beef producers wanting to increase their profits and productivity.

Bazadais cattle have all the exceptional characteristics that Australian producers are looking for in stud cattle, or to infuse with a commercial herd.

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Our Society


The mission of the Australian Bazadais Cattle Society Inc is to:

  1. Enhance commercial beef producer’s profits and productivity by infusing the superior and proven genetic qualities of the Bazadais into their herds,
  2. Enhance meat buyers profits through the use of quality Bazadais full blood and cross breed cattle


The vision of The Australian Bazadais Cattle Society Inc. is one in which the Bazadais breed is widely utilised as the premier beef breed in which to infuse with existing herds in order to achieve higher growth rates, enhanced carcass qualities and higher dressing percentages with extra meat yield.

The society encourages and assists members in continually enhancing the quality and quantity of the genetic pool of full-blood Bazadais cattle. The society is dedicated to promoting the Bazadais breed as a superior beef breed for both stud and cross bred operations.

Council Members

Francis Smith
Burrum River QLD
Phone: 07 41295382
Mobile: 0409634601
Suzanne Garrett
Beaudesert QLD
Phone: 07 5543 2165
Mobile: 0407 758 699
Liaison/ Secretary Assistant
Lesley Smith
Burrum River QLD
Phone: 07 4129 5382
Mobile: 0409 634 601
Vice President
Kahn Vietheer
Oakey QLD
Phone: 07
Mobile: 0457045252
John Thomas
ABRI Armidale NSW
Phone: 02 6773 3126
Email:  john.thomas@abri.une.edu.au
Heather Rocks
ABRI Armidale NSW
Phone: 02 6773 3784
Cleve Pedracini
Lindsay Penney
Len Stevens
Ron Eckford
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