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.
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 affair.
Late February we were lucky enough to go to Houston Stock Show and World Brangus Congress in Texas USA, where a good number of Aussies joined others from many countries. We were treated to some wonderful hospitality and great cattle.
In March we sold our last Mitchell country as our downsizing...Read more
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 steer was Hereford Brangus cross and one of nearly 600 in his class.
In the BRANGUS show ring, our 7 head won 13 ribbons. Included in those were wins of SENIOIR CHAMPION and RESERVE SENIOR CHAMPION BULL, Pair of bulls , BREEDERS GROUP, and SIRES PROGENY. Duarran Genoa was the sire represented in...Read more
Brisbane Ekka 16
It was a big week for Cootharaba Beef Genes at the Ekka this week. With a team of 6 Brangus bulls, Duarran Laredo a 14 month old son of Duarran Genoa, won his class and followed up with Junior Champion Brangus Bull.
Duarran Jarman, a 32 month old son of Spin Doctor, looked stunning as he won his class and went on to take out Reserve Senior Champion Brangus Bull.
Duarran later won the much contested PAIR of Bulls.
The following day was Hereford judging, and with one lone entry,...Read more
COOTHARABA Hereford happenings for 2106
7/9/16 COOTHARABA VAUCLUSE - the Grand Champion Hereford bull from the Royal Queensland Show, has been sold to Glenlyon Rural Holdings for Phil & Lyle Yantsch for $30,000.
The Yantsch family also chose some Cootharaba females to join their herd. We wish them well with their purchases.
Due to unexpected demand from our clients who had rain earlier this year, we have sold out of Hereford bulls for he moment.
Paddock sales will continue and we will be back on the...Read more
DUARRAN BRANGUS SALE 2016
The Duarran Bull sale for 2016 will be held on property at Duarran, Roma on Thursday 22nd SEPTEMBER starting at 12 noon.
There will be about 60 Red Brangus and 10 Black Brangus bulls. Heading the sale will be Duarran Kapaldo, a Summer Wages son who is also off to the Ekka in August.
This year at our bull sale we are offering 30 Red Brangus heifers, mated to sires from the Duarran battery. Well worth a look !
DUARRAN BRANGUS SALE 2015
The Duarran Sale topped at $18,000 with the sale of Lot 7, DUARRAN JUMBALAYA to Western Australia's Munda Pastoral. The repeat buyers spotted the bull at a visit earlier in the month. At 22 months of age Jumbalaya weighed 868kg, an EMA of 123 sq cms and fat coverage of 11/9.
The sale started strongly with the first six lots averaging over $10,000. Lot 1, Duarran Jamberoo sold for $11,000 to Gindi Past Co of NSW, and Lot 5, Duarran Jaffa was also purcghased for $11,000 by long time...Read more
Cootharaba Sale 15The Cootharaba Hereford sale topped at $30,000 at the 46th annual sale on property at Roma last Thursday. The 31 month old son of Glendan Park Empire is from the champion award winning Cootharaba Pauline family. He was purchased by the Compton Herefords - a very happy repeat buyer. Uluru weighed 1215kg with an eye muscle area of 142 sq cms, fat scans of 26/14 mm and scrotal circumference of 46cms.
Three bulls sold for $10,000 - Lot 1 was a son of Devon Court Haymaker from the... Read more
With a team of 2 Hereford Bulls,5 Brangus Bulls and 2 Brangus females we were kept busy at the Ekka this year.
DUARRAN JABIRU, the 2nd youngest member of our team and a red brangus, won the 18-20 month Class weighing 710 kg , a fat score of 7 and 10 and Eye muscle area of 121 square cms. He then went on to be awarded JUNIOR CHAMPION BRANGUS BULL. He sells as Lot 2 at Duarran Brangus sale Thursday 24th September 2015.
In the first senior class - 20-24 mths, DUARRAN JARMAN, our only black...Read more
Continuing an unbroken record of attendance at every Beef, Galloway Cattle Co had a display stand and a show team of Brangus and Herefords in 2015. Situated 'over the road' in cattle Cattle Alley. There we caught up with many clients, friends and family, and met many new people as well.
Tuesday was Hereford Judging day and under the watchful eye of Reade Radel, Cootharaba did well. Our young bull Cootharaba Underwood, weighing 848kgs, EMA 111 and fat coverage of 10/7, won the...Read more
Medals for Duarran genetics
We are proud of the performance of our genetics in the Brangus world.
The 2014 "Brangus - Champion of the World" Competition took place from 1-7 December 2014 on www.BrangusBreeder.net and "Brangus Breeder" on Facebook.
It featured champion Brangus cattle from 13 different countries.
Cattlemen and cattle-women from 31 different countries took part in judging the competition.
The 5 official judges were:
Carlos Ojea Rullán (Argentina)
Martin Lill (Australia)
Matias Acosta...Read more
DUARRAN RED ANGUS DISPERSAL 15/4/15
PLEASE NOTE - THIS SALE IS NOW AN AUCTIONSPLUS ONLY SALE - STILL AT 12 NOON ON WED 15TH APRIL
CATTLE ARE AVAILABLE FOR INSPECTION ANY TIME BY APPOINTMENT. PLEASE RING - WE WOULD LOVE TO SHOW YOU THEM.
SUPPLEMENTARY SHEETS WILL BE AVAILABLE AFTER PREG TESTING AND VET CHECKING ON MONDAY 13TH.
Wednesday 15th April 2015 is the date of the Duarran Red Angus Dispersal to be held on property at Duarran , Roma QLD. With 100 cows, heifers and 30 Rd Angus bulls on offer, it presents a great opportunity to...Read more
Cootharaba Thargo fetches $15,000 at 45th Hereford sale
DUARRAN BRANGUS SALE 2014A small but active crowd braved the storm clouds for the 18th Duarran Brangus Sale held on property at Roma, Queensland. A mere 6 mls fell half an hour before the sale, settling the dust and with sun again shining by start time of 12noon.
Royal Queensland Show Grand Champion Brangus bull Lot 3 Duarran Haystack by Doonside Summer Wages - was star of the day, topping the sale at $22,000. He was purchased by Semex with a view to marketing semen around the world. Haystack will reside...Read more
DUARRAN BRANGUS SHINE AT EKKA 14
With a team of 5 Brangus and 2 Hereford bulls, Ian & Anne Galloway headed for the Brisbane show early this month – 86 years after the first Galloway team headed for the Ekka on a long journey by bullock wagon and train.
While the Herefords were by no means disgraced, they were both placed third in their respective classes.
In the Brangus ring, under the astute eye of David Bondfield it was different story.
Duarran Haystack and Halifax were placed 1st and 2nd in the 18/20 month...Read more
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 fierce with 33 pens of all breeds and crosses. The top 11 pens were separated by only 170 gms for the overall ADG (Average daily gain).
An entry of Herford /Brangus steers owned by Galloway Cattle Co, took out 3rd place with an overall ADG of 3.196kgs. with the top two results being 3.206 and 3.199kgs……...Read more
All Breeds saleMiraculously 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, Duarran Brangus had a full clearance of 9/9 Red and Black bulls averaging just under $4000. A big thank you to buyers and underbidders. Read more
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.
Duarran Brangus will have 10 bulls in Rocky for the All Breeds sale selling late on day one - Tuesday 18th Feb. Blacks Lots 327 to 330 and Reds 340 to 345.Read more
Duarran sale - sept 2013
The Duarran sale day was one of the hottest September days on record as well as blowing a strong wind all day. Despite that, a small gallery bid well to give a nearly 70% clearance with a top of $14,000 for Lot 6, a growthy 29 month old son of Summer Wages who weighed 1008kgs, had an EMA of 140 and was bought by the Hick family of North West Qld. They also secured Ekka grand Champion Duarran Gisborne for $8000
The Red Brangus averaged $4552, the Black Brangus $3333 with a top of $5000 and the...Read more
44th Cootharaba Hereford saleHot, windy and dry conduitions prevailed for the 44th Cootharaba Hereford sale. Many repeat buyers were amongst those present . A 75% clearance averaged almost $4800 with a top price of $8500 for Lot 24 going to the Staines family.
Brisbane Ekka 2013
Brisbane Ekka was a great day out for Duarran Brangus. 10 month old Horatio, a son of Duarran Zorro started the day by winning Reserve Junior Brangus Bull.
In the 20 to 24 month class, Duarran Groves, a 752 kgs son of Tannyfoil Callum and Eye Muscle Area of 118, beat his stable mate Duarran Genoa (726 kgs EMA 116) by Duarran Bicheno to come first and second in the class. Groves then went on to win Reserve Senior Champion Brangus Bull.
In the 24 to 30 month Class, Duarran Gisborne ,...Read more
Hereford world progeny of Cootharaba bulls continues to do well
In the Hereford world progeny of Cootharaba bulls continue to do well. Lotus Gascoyne, pictured below, and sired by Cootharaba Ogilvie, won Supreme Hereford Exhibit at Sydney Royal 2013.
Ogilvie sons were top price at Strathleigh in 2012 at $20,000, and at Tummel 2013 at $12,000.
Cootharaba Mendez continues to breed muscle and type at Truro and Talbalba
Cootharaba Middleton - the carcase bull, sired top price at Glenwarrah in 2011 and 2012
Cootharaba Magnum...Read more
Duarran sale - Sept 27th
Bidding began briskly at the Duarran sale on Sept 27th with the first two bulls Edgeqwater and Flinders both making $16,000 and going to loyal return buyers Duff Brangus and Tannyfoil Brangus. Tannyfoil took another two, higher percentage bulls, Geneva and Geebung at $12,500 and $13,000 . Volume buyers were Abbieglassie from Mitchell, Brinard from Julia Creek, the Hick and Seymour families from Mt Isa and the Kettle family from Capella .
Great supporters the Glover family from Tambo paid $7500...Read more
Cootharaba Hereford sale - 12th Sept 2012
Repeat buyers were the strong bidders at Cootharaba Hereford sale on Wed 12th Sept 2012. The top priced bull went locally to Injune repeat buyers, the Warrian family. The second top price was paid by David Phelan from Yarram, Victoria.
Other bulls went to Kyolgle and West Wyalong in New South Wales, as well as many local spots.
52 bulls sold to average nearly $4200 with a 90 % clearance.Read more
Showing at Brisbane RNA since 1928, the Galloway family have continued their success in August 2012. With a team of Brangus cattle - 5 bulls and a cow and calf, they came away with -
Senior Champion Brangus cow, Duarran Rosie with Gatsby at foot.
Senior and Grand Champion Brangus Bull, Duarran Edgewater
First in the Pair of Bulls - Duarran Edgewater and Flinders
First in the Breeders Group
Duarran Gisborne was 3rd in 16-20 month class - he's...Read more
Beef 12 success
Beef 12 was a huge success at Rockhampton where the World Brangus Congress also took place.
The Duarran show team and Duarran/Cootharaba site were well visited by people from all over the world. Duarran Flinders and Duarran Edgewater were much admired members of the team, along with Duarran Geebung and Duarran Geneva. Duarran Rosie and her smart calf Gatsby were also eye catchers.
Our team of 10 Brangus went home with 9 ribbons, and our two Cootharaba Hereford entries, Rowland and Stirling both...Read more
National Show and Sale at Wodonga
Cootharaba Magnum continues his dominence of the Australian Hereford world again in 2012 at the National Show and Sale at Wodonga in early May. A Magnum son Marwarra Yesteryear won Junior & Reserve Grand Champion Hereford bull and later sold for $30,000 to Ironbark.
Senior Champion Hereford Bull was Glendan Park Federation - sired by Cootharaba Magnum, who sold for $30,000 to Glenwarrah Hfds , who then sold shares to South Boorook and to Richon, Hfds, New Zealand.
Reserve Senior Bull...Read more
Wandoan Brangus Feature Show 16/17th April 2012
Duarran cattle performed splendidly at the Wandoan Brangus Feature Show 16/17th April 2012, where there was a great turnout of fifty Brangus.
Duarran Rosie with her spiffing bull calf Gatsby,came second in the 24-30 month class.
In the Junior Bulls, Duarran Geebung, Frankston and Flinders (14 bulls in this calss) all won their classes with Duarran Flinders winning Junior Champion.
Duarran Edgewater looked sirey as he went out to win 24-30 month class, and then went on to win Senior and...Read more
Preparations are well under way now for Beef 2012 to be held in Rockhampton 6th to 12th May 2012. Our cattle will be on display in the Brangus Boulevard at Sites 173 & 175. A this Beef the Brangus World Congress will be taking place where we are expecting a considerable International contingent. For more info on the congress go to www.brangus.com.au
We will have 2 Hereford bulls for show and also on display .
Ian & Anne look forward to your visit at their site at Beef.Read more
Duarran Brangus /Red Angus sale - 19/10/2011
Duarran Brangus /Red Angus sale held at Duarran on Oct 19th 2011, proved the worth of selling all bulls at our own sale. With a 95% clearance the average for the entire sale was $4008
The Red Brangus topped twice at $12,000 - these bulls going to Don & Kay Gordon at Alpha, the other to Samari Plains at Roma. These were sons of Duarran Zeuss and Doonside Benny respectively, and showed great temperament and performance. Jay Tee Bee Brangus...Read more
Cootharaba Hereford Sale - 14/9/11
Cootharaba Hereford Sale was held on Wed 14/9/11 at Duarran. On a perfect spring day 45 Hereford and Poll Herefords sold to average $5000. The top price bull, Lot 3, Cootharaba Promo - another outstanding son of Monreid P Express, was bought by the Oprhant Family from Gunalda for $12,000 for their Westbank Stud. They also paid $10,000 for Cootharaba Quambatook - sired by Cootharaba Middleton.
Second top price of $11,000 was paid by Autumnvale, Injune for a Charvel Benefit son with great...Read more
Magnum magnificent again in 2011 -
The impact of Cootharaba Magnum, a Hereford bull bred by Ian & Anne Galloway of Duarran, Roma, was enormous again at this years National Hereford Show and Sale at Wodonga this month. Magnum was sold at the Cootharaba on property sale to Glendan Park Herefords and Marwarra Herefords in Victoria for $42,000 in 2007. With 10 out of the 140 bulls sired by Magnum, show day was his.
Magnum's progeny stood out in every class they entered and this was borne out with the results. Junior,...Read more
Duarran sale 2010In contrast to the ultra-hot, droughty sale day in 09, the Duarran sale 2010 was held on a perfect spring day with green grass everywhere. Bulls went to McKinlay in the north, Nebo and Kenilworth towards the coast and St George in the south. A good number of bulls went locally.
A spirited sale saw a total clearance of all breeds (80 bulls - Red & BLack Brangus, Red Angus, Red Brahman and Bonsmara ), with many return buyers and a sprinkling of new.
Brisbane Junior Champion Brangus bull... Read more
2010 Melbourne ShowCootharaba Magnum continues to produce champions. At 2010 Melbourne Show in the Hereford section , Glendan Park have won -
- Junior, Reserve and Grand Champion Hereford bull
- Reserve Junior Champion Heifer
- SUPREME EXHIBIT
- Best three head any age
- Sires progeny
- Best two bulls any age
****ALL WITH PROGENY of COOTHARABA MAGNUM****Read more
Cootharaba Hereford Sale - 08/09/2010COOTHARABA HEREFORD SALE was held Wed 8/9/10 with perfect weather and green grass in the paddocks - a huge contrast to to the last few years. 51/52 bulls sold with a top price of $9500 and an average of $4125. Repeat buyers were a feature of the day - their loyalty well appreciated. Top price bull was bought by the Warrian family from Injune
Our great team of workers on sale day - Claire, Lochie, Chris, Allen and Troy. What a super job they do.
Friends and repeat buyers from Wallumbilla -... Read more
Brisbane Ekka August 10DUARRAN EDDIE by Doonside Benny, won the Under 20 month class at Brisbane Ekka August 10, then took out the JUNIOR CHAMPION ribbon.
The Reserve Junior Champ, Duff DI Di was sired by DUARRAN YANG.
The Senior and Grand Champion Brangus bull, CD Red Element was sired by DUARRAN YACKANDAHRead more
TRURO HEREFORD SaleAt the August 2010 TRURO HEREFORD Sale, top priced bull at $9000 was sired by COOTHARABA MENDEZ . 9 sons averaged $4333 Read more
Amos Vale SaleAt the August 2010 Amos Vale Sale, top priced bull of $9250 was sired by COOTHARABA METEOR (2006 Ekka Junior and Grand Champ). His sons averaged $5050. Read more
Our cattle are continuing to performOur cattle are continuing to perform - 80 steers had an average daily gain of 3.12kgs over an eighty day period at the end of 2009 at the Bellevue Feedlot. Read more
Wodonga National Hereford Show and SaleIn May 10, at Wodonga National Hereford Show and Sale, 3 sons of Cootharaba Magnum did extremely well. They won 2 firsts and a second ribbon, Junior and Grand Champion and Reserve Junior Champion for Marwarra hfds. These three sons sold for an average of $22,000 - on of them topping the sale at $40,000. Read more
Mitchell ShowAt the same time DUARRAN BRANGUS bulls won first and second place in the pairs of unled bulls at the Mitchell Show. The first pair also tied for first in 'the peoples choice' class, and have generated a lot of interest. Read more
20102010 has started on a brighter note with wonderful falls of rain that have at last filled all creeks and dams, and rejuvenated the parched paddocks. The cattle are as delighted as we are !! The breeding program can now get back on track, and we welcome your enquiry. Read more
Duarran November 09 saleFor those who braved the 43 degree heat for the Duarran November 09 sale, there was some wonderful shopping to be done. We are so grateful to our valued supporters.
Top priced Brangus, Duarran Cartwright has gone to a new home at Julia Creek with the Curr family for $10,000. They also took home Duarran Dandenong, and a Red angus bull Duarran Charlton
Top priced Red Angus, Duarran Chappell has gone to the McGill family at Kilkivan for $7500
The truly wonderful team from Dunkeld ICPA branch... Read more
BONSMARA BULLS FOR SALEBONSMARA BULLS FOR SALE - please go to BREEDS - Cootharaba Bonsmara. Read more
Cootharaba Beef Genes at EKKA 09 wins. Two Grand Champions and Three ReservesWith small but quality teams of Brangus and Hereford catlle, the Duarran & Cootharaba studs of Ian & Anne Galloway of Duarran, Roma came home with a swag of ribbons.
The Cootharaba Hereford team consisted of 2 bulls and 2 cows and became the Most Successful Exhibitor of the Hereford Breed.Read more
AG GROW 09Five Duarran Red Brangus and 2 Red Angus bulls sold at Ag Grow in early July. That is - 7/7 sold with prices ranging from $3000 - $7000, meeting all markets and going to both repeat and new buyers. Read more
Cootharaba Beef Genes at BEEF 09 wins. Two Grand Champions & a Calf ChampDuarran Bambrick won the 24-30 month Class,then Senior Champion before becoming Grand Champion Brangus Bull. Weighing 1050 kgs and scanning an eye muscle area of 130sq cms he turned heads. Born 25/12/06. Sired by Duarran Zeuss out of Duarran Golly Y060 GRAND CHAMPION BEEF 09 - to follow on from DUARRAN YALEBONE at BEEF 06
Cootharaba Pauline 359 followed on from her Senior Champion win in Brisbane in 2008 to take out theSenior and Grand Champion Hereford...Read more
Cootharaba Beef Genes wins Grand Champion Bull at Brisbane Ekka - 3 in a rowCOOTHARABA MIDDLETON won 30 & under 42 month class because of his athleticism, length, muscle and beautiful skin type. He went on to beGRAND CHAMPION and stood up very well in the Inter Breed. With a weight of 1268 kgs, his EMA was 142 sq cm with fat scan of 10/18.
B144 COOTHARABA PAULINE 359 won the first Senior Class and went on to be SENIOR CHAMPION Herford Female. By Monreid P Express, and 21 months, she was one of the winning team in the Sires Progeny Stakes.
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Cootharaba Beef Genes wins Grand Champion Hereford Bull at Brisbane Ekka 2007Cootharaba Magnum won the under 24 months class, where the judge praised him for his structure and carcase qualities. He weighed 984kg, giving him a daily gain of 1.59, fat depth of 8/11 and very good EMA of 133sq cm.
Cootharaba Beef Genes wins Grand Champion Hereford Bull at Brisbane Ekka 2006
Junior Champion male went on to take out the Grand Champion Hereford bull at the 2006 Brisbane Ekka.
Cootharaba Beef Genes wins Grand Champion Brangus Bull with Duarran Yalebone
Duarran Yalebone (IMG03RY744), a 30 month old 1178 kg Red Brangus, with an eye muscle area of 131sq cm took out the Grand Champion bull award. Yalebone is sired by a home bred sire, Duarran Fantastic (IMG97FS670), out of Greedale Ramify.
Following on from his great win, Yalebone was sold to the Hicks family of Billabong Droughtmasters, for a record price of $45,000 for half share and possession.
Semen is available.
Cootharaba Beef Genes wins Grand Champion Hereford Bull at Beef 06 in Rockhampton
New sire in use at Cootharaba Herefords, Glendan Park Yardman (FSAY045) won the highly contested Grand Champion Hereford Bull at Rocky Beef 06. Weighing 1182kgs and an eye muscle area of 135sq cms ,he is very structurally correct, making a striking animal. Yardman was purchased in shares with Glenwarrah Herefords at Wodonga 05, where he won the Intermediate Championship.Read more