Carabeen Michelin Star is a highly-muscled bull with excellent growth rate. He is an absolute structural and phenotype standout - in other words a besser-block on legs. His genetic testing shows high EMA, IMF, P8 fat and growth rate. He is a perfect choice for heifers with a 4 star score for calving ease. He has a placid nature and has been trained to lead.
Sire (Imprevu Fr) has the highest growth rate of his cohort in the French feed station.
Dam (Marobbie Fleur) is heavily muscled and exceptionally long. Her genetic testing shows high scores for EMA, IMF, tenderness, calving ease and docility.
SOLD – for production of weaners & replacement F1 heifers in crossbred herd
Carabeen Major is an easy doing, quiet bull with great carcase attributes. His phenotype is a powerful combination of strength, softness and balance. His genetic testing shows high feed efficiency, EMA, IMF, P8 fat, tenderness and calving ease. He has been trained to lead.
Sire (Lindenbrook Sebastian) is a heavily muscled bull that has sired many carcase competition winning steers. His genetic testing shows high IMF, P8 fat, and calving ease.
Dam (Garbrook Eclipse) is a moderate framed female with strong maternal features. All of her calves have been bulls - deep, wide-based, strong topped, and light boned.
SOLD - to a commercial Bazadais infused herd supplying grass finished cattle to specialty butcher shops.
Carabeen Pax won the Grand Champion Bazadais Exhibit at the Queensland Royal Show (EKKA) 2019. The judge commended the bull on his structural correctness (particularly his legs and feet) and noted his strong top line and marked softness (unusual for his age and breed).
Sire (Carabeen Major) is a powerful combination of strength, softness and balance. His EBVs show low birth weight with high growth rate. His genetic testing shows high feed efficiency, EMA, IMF, P8 fat, tenderness and calving ease. His crossbred calves have all been low birthweight and early maturing with exceptional muscle pattern.
Dam (Carabeen Mystique) is a moderate framed female with exceptional length. Her EBVs are low birth weight and moderate growth weight. Her genetic testing shows high feed efficiency, IMF and calving ease.
SOLD - to increase Bazadais content in heifer replacements in mixed commercial herd.
Carabeen Magnum is an ideal heifer bull with genetic testing showing high calving ease, exceptional length, tenderness and intramuscular fat. He has a very placid nature and has been trained to lead. Sire (Bengal) genetic testing shows high scores for feed efficiency, EMA, P8 fat, calving ease and docility. Dam (Marobbie Fleur) is heavily muscled, and exceptionally long with great strength of spine. Her genetic testing shows high scores for EMA, IMF, tenderness, calving ease and docility.
SOLD – as a terminal sire over an Angus herd for weaner production
Carabeen Quincy is showing tremendous potential as a top stud bull at a very young age. His growth rate is the highest of all of our stud bulls to date, he is structurally correct and has a very docile temperament to match. He was shown at the EKKA 2019 as a calf at foot, with his dam winning Grand Champion Female Bazadais.
Sire (Cesar) is a French sire whose genetic testing shows high scores for tenderness, calving ease and docility. Cesar is the most popular Bazadais AI sire in the UK where Bazadais bulls are widely used as terminal sires to produce premium veal.
Dam (Carabeen Mina) is our foundation stud female. Her phenotype cannot be faulted – width, strength of spine, depth and softness.
A well-muscled bull with exceptional length, tracks well with perfect conformation of feet and legs. Ideal bull for heifers with genetic testing showing 4 star score for calving ease. He has been shown extensively in Qld and NSW. Sire (Bengal FR) is a foundation AI sire in our stud with high feed efficiency, EMA, P8 fat, and docility with excellent calving ease. His dam (Garbrook Evette) is from a well-respected female line noted for the magnificent phenotype combination of heavy muscle, strong spine yet overall femininity. Carabeen Lancaster’s full sister won Reserve Champion Female at the Brisbane RENA 2017.
SOLD – to “paddock to plate” business to increase lean saleable meat yield
Carabeen Rastus is a standout bull from our top foundation stud female CarabeenMina. He reflects the style of his mother – full right through the barrel, strong topline, good depth of flank and exceptional overall softness, matched by a very quiet disposition. His dam’s genetic testing shows high feed efficiency, large EMA, long stay-ability, good calving ease and docility. Her overall genetic index is the second highest of all Australian Bazadais. Likewise, her EBVs show average birth weight and high 200 day, 400 day and 600 day weights. His sire is Cesar, the top AI French sire in the UK, where Bazadais are routinely used as terminal sires over dairy breeds for premium veal production. In the French Bull Scoring System of phenotype, Cesar received very high scores for calving ease, structural soundness and growth rate.
SOLD – as a foundation sire to develop a tropically adapted composite herd.