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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  • 90 years of Ekka showing

    Cootharaba Herefords have exhibited at the Brisbane Exhibition for 90 years.

    To make it even more exciting, Cootharaba Xplicit was awarded Grand Champion Bull. 


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  • 2018 so far

    2018 has been a full year already and we are only just past the halfway mark.  Our first big event was Anne's mother's 99th birthday in early February, and was a happy and festive family...

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  • 2017 happenings

    Right now we are at the EKKA 2017 in Brisbane (Royal Queensland Show) where we were awatdes the RESERVE CHAMPION CARCASS in the 100 day fed Class 37 competition held at Grassdale Feedlot. This...

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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,