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Livestock Services


For livestock enquiries, including lost, found and wandering livestock contact Council’s Livestock Officer on (07) 4189 9100.

Straying Livestock Services

Council's after-hours service allows members of the public to report wandering stock on roadsides. Livestock are removed from roadsides or impounded to ensure roads are safe. Impounded livestock will be held at the most suitable Council facility i.e. Coolabunia Saleyards, Wondai Tick Clearing Yards or Nanango Tick Clearing Yards.  After hours contact details are listed below;

Kingaroy, Kumbia, Wooroolin Phone: (07) 4189 9100
Nanango, Blackbutt Phone: (07) 4189 9100
Murgon, Wondai, Proston Phone: (07) 4189 9100

Tick Clearing Facilities

All cattle moving across the tick line which require inspection or treatment can use the  Coolabunia or Nanango Tick Clearing Dips.

For tick inspection and dipping, please contact Council's Saleyard Superintendent on mobile 0418 477 096.

Inspections require 48 hours notice.

Coolabunia Saleyards

Coolabunia Saleyard Facility consists of three facilities:

  • Saleyard Complex
  • Clearing Dip
  • Selling ring

The facility holds fortnightly cattle sales, speciality store and fat sales, breeder shows and sales.

The tick clearing dip is an important facility as it provides a venue for cattle producers to have all cattle inspected and treated for cattle ticks.

Cattle inspections and dipping must be booked through the Saleyard Superintendent on phone number 0418 477 096.

Stock Route Water Facilities

Council manages stock route water facilities for the purpose of travelling stock or watering stock in drought periods. The water is not suitable for human consumption and is not a reliable supply.

Water Facilities are available at:

  • Crawford, Bunya Highway
  • Tingoora, Muller Street