Ian & Anne Galloway welcome you to Cootharaba Beef Genes - breeders of robust, practical, unpampered, functional seedstock.

Our MISSION / GOALS are simple -

to supply the genetic needs to cattle breeders to lift their profitability through increased production in kgs per hectare and meat yield.

ie. to produce the genetics that will lift carcase qualities, improve growth and weight for age and still maintain the productive traits in our females necessary to survive under our changing climatic conditions, and raise a good calf every year.



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  • 100 Day RNA Palate to Plate Weight Gain Final

    The final weigh-in for the prestigious RNA Paddock to Palate competition was held at Mort &  Co’s Grassdale Feedlot on Tuesday 24/6/14.

    This year the competition was ...

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  • All Breeds sale

    Miraculously some much needed rain fell on our home place, starting while Ian was in Rockhampton at the All Breeds Sale. Hopefully the huge gaps will fill in quickly. At the All Breeds sale, D...

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  • Dry Weather

    The incredible dry continues to ravage a good deal of Qld, and here at Roma is no exception. Great to hear of the monsoon influence in the north so lets hope it soon comes south.

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  • After purchasing the first Duarran Brangus bulls in 2000 and using them over our Brahman based herd at Kangaroo Hills, the influence has been tremendous. The bulls and their offspring handle the conditions well, and the carcase weights of the steers have improved by an average of 20kgs. They have reached earlier maturity, resulting in better grading and temperament. Females also have better temperament, fertility and maternal instincts. Read more Dino Penna,
  • Congratulations to the Galloway Family on reaching a milestone of breeding Hereford cattle for 80years. The ability of the Galloway’s through the generations to breed top quality cattle and to meet the beef industry demands is a credit to them. The now principles Ian and Anne should be very proud. Their cattle survive, thrive and produce meat and muscle.

    As co-principal of Amos-Vale Hereford Stud I give great credit to Cootharaba bloodlines that have... Read more Mark Campion,