Cattle prices may have crashed, but the drovers keep on moving in outback Queensland


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Dust fills a cloudless blue sky as 2,000 head of cattle slowly move down a narrow dirt road in outback Queensland.

Drovers on horseback gently walk alongside and behind the herd, and working dogs help to keep the cows moving in the right direction.

The quiet outback scene is interrupted only by the shuffle of hooves on black soil, a message over the two-way, or an occasional whistle to the working dogs.

It's a scene you'd expect to see in an old western movie, but this is modern cattle droving.

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