Since 1965

Beef Breeding Services (BBS) has been providing ongoing services to the cattle industry since 1962. Beef Breeding Services was originally operated by the Queensland Government  from 1965 to 2013.

Family Owned Company

In 2013 Beef Breeding Services was privatised and purchased by the locally owned Tandy Group, a family business that has operated since 1968 that own and operate local businesses within North and Central Queensland.

Tandy Group continued to employ the long serving staff of BBS and others with many years’ experience in rural and business industries.

Management

Greg Fawcett QCA | Beef Breeding Services

Greg Fawcett QCA

Operations Manager

Greg has over 35 years’ experience in the cattle industry since he started with artificial breeding back in 1979. He has trained thousands of people both within Australia and overseas in Artificial Insemination (AI) and also inseminates cattle commercially and for research projects in large numbers. Greg has been the manager of BBS since 2007, operating the Central Queensland distribution service centre. He provides AI training for our customers and advice on AI program management on request. Greg has undertaken numerous courses and training to ensure his knowledge and skills are at the forefront of AI services and operations throughout Queensland.

Dr Graham Stabler BVSc | Beef Breeding Services

Dr Graham Stabler BVSc

Veterinary Operations

Graham commenced working in the Beef industry in 1969 and has a particular interest in beef cattle production and reproduction, having a degree in Veterinary Science from the University of Queensland. He was a partner in a private veterinary practice for over 30 years, specialising in bull fertility, beef herd health and equine reproduction. Graham enjoys sharing his extensive knowledge and experience with all in the industry and enjoys competing in camp drafting.

Staff

Dr Cesar Castaneda

The Laboratory Manager/Technician at the Etna Creek site, assisting Dr Graham Stabler with semen collection and processing.

Kim-Lee Burger

Business Services Officer at Parkhurst Branch.

Leanne Smithwick

Leanne is our Logistics Officer who has over 12 years of experience in despatch with BBS and also assists with semen collections.

Courtney Roberts

Administration Assistant / Export? at Etna Creek Collection Centre

Geoff Brown

Geoff has over 25 years of experience as a Lab Technician with Brisbane branch, and assists our Wacol manager.

Kimberley Dove

Despatch / Logistics Officer Parkhurst branch

Sophie Piggott

Despatch / Logistics Officer Parkhurst branch

Jane Smith

Laboratory Technician Etna Creek Semen Collection Centre

Olivia Lindley

Laboratory Technician Etna Creek Semen Collection Centre

Deb Orchard

Semen Collection / Laboratory Assistant

Will Parry

Semen Collection / Farm Hand

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