About Thompson Longhorn


Thompson Longhorn is recognized and respected as a world class leader of innovative livestock handling equipment.


We collaborate with clients and partners to streamline and add value to livestock handling processes through the use of the latest technology, research and design.


Leadership – shaping a better industry

Integrity – rock solid

Collaboration – genuine relationships for mutual benefit

Enjoyment – in all we do

Accountability – ownership of behaviours and outcomes

Our purpose

Everything we do at Thompson Longhorn is focused on helping customers reduce the cost of producing a kilogram of beef.

Our Australian-made products are designed and manufactured to improve animal welfare, create safer workplaces, reduce labour costs and increase processing efficiency, helping our customers strengthen long-term profitability.

Our product quality is legendary, and as designers and manufacturers, our product knowledge is second to none.

As industry leaders in automated livestock handling equipment, Thompson Longhorn has a proud history of customer-driven collaboration, and our after-sales service is the best available. 

By choosing Thompson Longhorn our customers are investing in products and services designed to make their businesses better and safer. 

We know our customers get the biggest benefit when they buy products designed and built to reflect their feedback and experience.
— Byron Wolff, Managing Director

Our Products

At Thompson Longhorn, we build products uniquely suited to your needs ensuring workplace safety, animal welfare and labour efficiency are improved to maximise your profitability.

Our products and services have been developed with significant research and development, incorporating the knowledge of renowned animal behaviourists, lot feeders, saleyard operators and pastoralists. 

We supply clients across Australia and have exported to countries including Canada, Kazakhstan, Qatar, United Arab Emirates and New Zealand, reflecting our ability to adapt products to any circumstance or environment.

With more than three decades livestock industry collaboration, we build products that will exceed your expectations.

Whether you choose to purchase a standard product, or engage our decision-build services for a specialised product or yard design, we guarantee a solution ideally suited to your needs. 


our Clients

Our clients range from small primary producers and breeders who want individual components, to some of Australia's largest cattle companies, feedlots and livestock selling facilities.

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No matter what size your business, our aim is to build a long-term relationship/

From concept to design, to installation and beyond, Thompson Longhorn is by your side every step of the way.


our history

Established in 1983, Thompson Longhorn is proud to be a 100 per cent Australian-owned and operated family company.

Along with being the first to offer computer-controlled livestock drafting, Thompson Longhorn is an industry leader in automated cattle handling equipment.

Based in Queensland's iconic Darling Downs, south east of Toowoomba, our Goomburra design and manufacturing headquarters employs experienced sales people, designers, fabricators and service personnel.

At Thompson Longhorn, we're serious about our long-term future in the beef industry and we guarantee our products and services will give you the greatest return on investment.