Cooper Gelbvieh is located in central Kansas consisting of 50-60 spring calving Gelbvieh and Balancer pairs. Ron and LaRue Cooper started the family owned operation, in the late 1980’s. They started out by purchasing a few Gelbvieh pairs, but mainly Gelbvieh heifers for their kids Eric, Evan, and Tana to show in the Kansas Gelbvieh Junior shows and 4-H events. Through the years they noticed the improvement in the calf crop’s weaning weights and gradually replaced their commercial cows with Gelbvieh and Balancer females.

 

Today, we proudly have a combination of Black and Red Gelbvieh/Balancer cattle that we feel blend a great phenotypic look with solid EPD numbers. It is our goal to breed low birth to high growth calves that are sound structured, well-muscled, and provide longevity to not only our herd, but to yours as well. We sell a select few bull and heifer calves each year, so please contact us and we wil help with your buying needs.

ELC Ms. Elin  (75% Gelbvieh)

Sire: ELC Iron Eagle ET

Dam: GRU Ms. Cherokee 647S

2012 Class Winner and Reserve Champion Intermediate

Gelbvieh Heifer at the National Western Stock Show

Dam of Ms. Bella and Ms. Bellamy

ELC Ms. Bella (38% Gelbvieh) (Shown by Grace Hammer)

Sire: Red Six Mile Sakic 832S

Dam: ELC Ms. Elin 07X

2013 AGJA Reserve National Champion Balancer Heifer

2013 Champion Balancer Winter Heifer Calf at NWSS

2013 Kansas State Fair Champion Balancer Heife

ELC Ms. Gabby (38% Gelbvieh) (Sold to Skylar Martin)

Sire: Lazy TV Watchman W021

Dam ELC Miss Danica 07U

Sold in 2012 Kansas Pick of the Herds Sale

From Left to Right: ELC Ms. Bellamy, Tana Cooper, Gabrielle Hammer, ELC Ms. Bella, and Grace Hammer

Poising for Picture after having Champion and

Reserve Champion Balancer Hfrs. at 2013 KS State Fair

ELC Here We Go  (50% Gelbvieh)

Sire: GRU Impact 850X

Dam: GRU Ms Right Design 589R

Sold in 2013 Cattlemen’s Choice Bull Sale

ELC Pay Dirt  (75% Gelbvieh)

Sire: GRU Impact 850X

Dam: GRU Ms Peggy Sue 407P

Sold in 2013 Cattlemen’s Choice Bull Sale

ELC McDreamy (88% Gelbvieh)

Sire: BTI Extra 2106K

Dam: BAG Miss 30L 111N

2008 Reserve Winter Bull Calf at NWSS

ELC McSteamy (88% Gelbvieh)

Full Brother to ELC McDreamy

Cooper Family Picture at Eric and Jill’s Wedding Reception

 

Left to Right: Tana, Jr. Dean, Jane, Jill, Eric, Brooke (in front of her Dad), LaRue, Ron, Evan, and Anna

 

 Contact Us: Ron Cooper 604 Locust St.  Burdett, KS 67530  Phone: (620) 525-6758

 Evan Cooper  Email: coop_30 @hotmail.com  Phone: (620) 285-1160

 

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ELC McDreamy

Dam: BAG MS 30L 111N

Sire: BTI Extra 2106K

Date of Birth: January 7, 2007

AGJA Nationals: 2nd in class

Kansas State Fair: Class & Division Winner

KS/Jr. Gain Regional Show: Champion Bull

(Pictured Behind McDreamy are Ron, Tana, and Evan Cooper)

 

ELC VERONA 13R

Dam: MLH MS GOLDRUSH K53

Sire: SLC FREEDOM

Date of Birth: Nov. 21, 2006

2006 AGJA Nationals: Class & Division Winner

2006 KS St. Fair: Class & Division Winner

Sold at 'Pick of the Herds' sale to Dromgoole's Heaven.

2007 National Western Open Gelbvieh Show:

Class Winner & Reserve Champion Fall Yearling Division

2007 AGJA Eastern Regional Show: Reserve Champion Gelbvieh Female

2007 AGJA Nationals: 2nd in Class

 

ELC McDreamy with BAG MS 30L 111N at the 2007 AGJA Nationals shown as a cow/calf pair.

 

ELC MS FLARE

Dam: MLH MS GOLDRUSH K53

Sire: SLC FREEDOM

Date of Birth: January 7, 2007

AGJA Nationals: 5th in class

Kansas State Fair: Class & Division Winner,

Reserve Grand Champion Gelbvieh Female

 

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