July 10, 2020

Above: Volume buyers the Sinclair family with the Cook family and auctioneer Paul Dooley (far left). They are pictured with some of the draft of seven bulls that the Sinclair family will take back to Victoria.

Above: Elders agent Brian Kennedy, auctioneer Paul Dooley an...

July 10, 2020

The top price of $16,000 went for the two-year-old Simmental Barana Pierson, a third top sale weight of 868 kilograms who holds an eye muscle area (EMA) of 136 centimetres square, a rib fat of six millimetres and P8 fat of seven millimetres. He was purchased by the Fi...

May 29, 2020

To source reliable Simmental genetics to put through their herd the Wirths have been purchasing one or two top end bulls from the Cook family, Barana Simmentals, north of Coolah on the North West slopes of NSW at their annual on-property sale. "The Barana bulls p...

March 1, 2020

Willandra Panama P164 proved a head turner when it was knocked down for the sale's $11,500 second top price by Barana Simmentals

October 11, 2019

Judge Peter Cook, Barana Simmental and Shorthorn studs, Coolah, New South Wales, said the Black Simmental bull "stood up like he owned the place".

July 10, 2019

 Above: Bulk buyers Mollie, Paul and Tom Agostino, Malongulli, Canowindra, with Barana stud principal Peter Cook after the family secured six bulls in their first time purchasing from the stud.

CROSS-BREEDING operations and restockers boosted by successful crops an...

July 5, 2019

Barana Simmentals 19th annual on-property bull sale was held Thursday July 4, 2019.

On offer at our sale this year were 33 bulls, predominantly polled, 10 registered Simmental heifers and 2 purebred commercial heifer lots.  

We are proud of the consistent, high quality o...

June 29, 2019

Preparations are in full swing for our 19th Annual OnFarm Bull Sale on Thursday 4 July at 1pm on farm 'Barana' Coolah, NSW. 

On offer at this year’s sale will be 36 bulls, predominantly polled including 3 Angus bulls & 2 Shorthorn bulls. Of the sale draft the majority...

June 29, 2019

In this edition: 

- 2019 Bull Sale information, catalogue link and photographs

- Bringing your new bull home 

- Barana's 2019 sorghum harvest 

- National Farmers Federation’s report on beef, lamb & grain

- Pink Eye fact sheet 

- Quad bike safety 

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December 30, 2018

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