Mountain Valley
― Quality & Consistency ―
Poll Hereford & Angus


Stud Sires

Sale Report – 2020

We offered 30 Poll Hereford Bulls in total, sold 29 with a top of $20,000 for Lot 3 Mountain Valley Panama P120 to Shangri La Poll Herefords. Average Poll Hereford price $7482. We offered 17 Angus Bulls in total, sold all 17 with a top of $13,000 for Lot 35 Mountain Valley Gabba P896 to Tyler Angus. Average Angus price $6941.

Thankyou to everyone who made purchases and all the underbidders!


Mountain Valley carries 400 stud and commercial Poll Hereford and Angus females.

Foundation Poll Hereford females were originally purchased from Merawah, Sevenbardot, Tarrawonga and Moorlands. Shortly after females were also purchased from Bobanken for a number of years giving us some of our most dominant cow families such as the dominant Glitters. Bobanken X-Mark X157 being the most influential. Since added to the herd from Bowen, Minlacowie, Merawah and Sevenbardot.

Foundation Angus females purchased from Bowen. We have added to the herd from Cascade, Gilmandyke, Triple A, Farrar, Kidman and Premier.

About Us

The Mountain Valley Herd was established in 1981 by the late Steve and Barb Durkin.

Mountain Valley is a 4th Generation family run farm, carrying 400 stud and commercial Poll Hereford and Angus females on 5159 acres in the North West slopes of NSW. We have an annual average rainfall of 26 inches. The stock run on natural pasture for the most part with oats being planted for winter feed and fattening.

  • Quality with Consistency is our No.1 goal in our seed stock operation.
  • We take a balanced approach to breeding, concentrating on producing a complete animal that ticks all the boxes.
  • We are committed to setting high standards and constantly improving to give our clients sound, profitable and above all affordable genetics that they can rely on to get the job done year in year out. Extra Volume, Extra Weight, Extra $$$.

Find Us

Coolatai Road, Coolatai. 43 km north of Warialda Post Office. 80 km from Inverell, 3 km east of Coolatai on Coolatai Road.

Postal Address:
4056 Warialda Road
Coolatai NSW 2402

Contact Us

Ian and Shelley Durkin
  (02) 6729 9071
  0427 299 012

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