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Ganado Lionel wins prestigious award at Royal Melbourne Show

Posted by Courtney Smith on October 4, 2017 at 9:55 AM Comments comments (0)

At the Royal Melbourne Show 2017 Ganado Lionel wins:

  • 1st place Senior Bull 20 - 24 months
  • Senior Champion Bull
  • Grand Champion Bull
  • Supreme Exhibit

Courtney Smith expands Cattle Enterprise

Posted by Courtney Smith on June 10, 2015 at 6:50 AM Comments comments (0)

In November 2014, Courtney Smith - Stud owner at Ganado Greys has entered into a joint venture enterprise with two local farmers. Now running 300 head of cattle over 2,500 acres - her cattle dream is now a reality!

Ganado Jacinta show what a show stopper she is!

Posted by Courtney Smith on June 10, 2015 at 6:40 AM Comments comments (0)

  • 1st place in her class at Stud Beef Victoria Handlers Camp 2015
  • Champion Murray Grey Female at Bendigo Show 2014
  • Junior Champion Female - British breed Kyenton Show 2014
  • Champion Interbreed Beef Cow at just 15 months old!

2014 Stud Beef Victoria Handlers Camp a show stopper for Ganado

Posted by Courtney Smith on July 7, 2014 at 2:00 AM Comments comments (0)


  • Ganado Jacinta (picture middle below) wins Class 2

  • Ganado Jitter Bug (pictures far left below) 4th place Class 2

  • Ganado Hyacinth (picture above) wins Class 8 and Champion Heifer from 10 Class winners

  • Ganado Hyacinth heads up Breeders Group of 3 against 9 breeds to win Champion Breeders Group

  • Courtney Smith (picture above) wins 1st place Class 1 Paraders comp and Senior Champion Parader

  • Courtney Smith Exhibits 10 month old Australian Shorthorn Bull to win Champion Bull.

More pictures can be viewed on the Ganado Facebook Page:

Ganado Hyacinth wins Best Murray Grey Exhibit at the Great Northern Show Rochester 22/02/2014

Posted by Courtney Smith on February 24, 2014 at 8:40 AM Comments comments (0)

At only 17 months old, Hyacinth continues to impress at shows as a growthy, structrually sound performer. 6 weeks in calf, Hyacinth won first in her class (16 - 20 months), then Junior Champion & Grand Champion Female then went on to win Best Murray Grey Exhibit.

Ganado Hyacinth wins Interbreed Junior Champion at Bendigo Show

Posted by Courtney Smith on October 28, 2013 at 5:45 PM Comments comments (0)

13 month old Ganado Hyacinth has won the Junior Interbreed Champion award at Bendigo Show 2013. The judges comments included accolades surrounding her capacity, structural soundness and ability to track around the ring. 

Big day for Ganado

Posted by Courtney Smith on September 25, 2013 at 7:25 AM Comments comments (0) The link above highlights an announcement from the City of Greater Bendigo Council regarding the successful appointments of the members of the Farming Advisory Committee; of which I am one. Our first meeting was held last night. Additionally, Gilly had her 5th calf yesterday morning, a lovely little heifer Ganado JASMINE, weighing in at 39kgs.