Environment& Landcare

The Lord Cattle aim is to obtain ecologically and economically sustainable beef grazing operation in a fragile environment. We have been interested in Landcare from an early time in our business management.
We aim to utilize the development dollars effectively to give us the best result for our investment while still increasing the ecology of our properties.


Breeding Philosophy

Lord Cattle has been in the land and grazing industry of Australia for over 40 years.
Our family-based business has cattle stations situated in the North-West Regions of Australia.
The Composite Cattle herd comprises of approximately 12,000 head. The cattle are bred on a strict temperament and fertility business program.


Employment& Training

Lord Cattle offers employment opportunities and outback lifestyles, in a range of jobs at the homesteads and stock camps, including Jackaroo's, Jillaroo's, Station hand / Stockperson's (Ringers), & Bore persons.



I had no idea what to expect and was undoubtedly a little nervous as I boarded the plane to Mount Isa. My first impression of the station was how friendly and welcoming everyone was...read more...
Karen Allman 2014 from Ireland
I had so many different experiences and learnt so much while I was there. The staff was exceptional, everybody was from different backgrounds bringing their own skills to share with the team.... read more...

Declan Allman 2014 from Ireland

There would be countless stories for me to write about, but if there was something I could say about May Downs, it would be you have to experience it for yourself to truly understand and appreciate the opportunities you are given when you work here.

Gavin Drew from Brisbane Australia

My time at May Downs is nothing short of an adventure. Upon arriving, with no real bush experience, I was slightly nervous, not knowing what to expect. However nerves soon disappeared

Darren T from Sydney Australia

First impressions were great with good accommodation and a friendly vibe about the couple. I mainly worked with Philip (Nottinham Downs)who I have learnt many new skills from, many things from welding, oxy cutting, fencing and mustering cattle which were particularly interesting learning about the psychology and behavior of cattle read more....

Pommy Matt from England