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Our story

Barana is a 2300 acre [940 ha] mixed farming & grazing property situated 15km north of Coolah on the North West slopes of New South Wales, Australia. 

The farm

Coolah, NSW 

Our soils are predominantly self-mulching black basalt with some red basalt. The main crops grown on our farm are wheat, sorghum, barley & oats. We run both commercial & stud Simmental cattle and more recently Angus herds. Read more...


Established in 1980

Barana is also home to Barana Simmentals established in 1980. Our Simmental stud herd consists of 200 registered breeders & we have continuing sales nationwide of 50-60 bulls annually & have secured a solid client base. Read more...

Peter Cook

Mentoring the next generation

I began showing at major Royal Shows in 1986 and ceased in 2001 after 15 years exhibiting & achieving success at all major shows. In August, 2001, we held our Inaugural On-Property Simmental Bull Sale which was a success & continues to go from strength to strength. Read more...

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