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Te Mania Angus News

Hear about using Selection Indexes with David Johnston, AGBU on RawAg

September 8, 2020

In our second episode of RawAg, we are chatting with Dr David Johnston, Principal Scientist at the Animal Genetics and Breeding Unit in Armidale NSW. David has a Doctorate of Philosophy, a Master of Rural Science and a Bachelor of Rural Science. He is currently involved in some very exciting research focused on improving the…

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RawAg explores what’s wrong with the Methane debate

August 31, 2020

Leading agriculture advisor Dr Terry McCosker, RCS, says there are a number of things wrong about the current conversation around animals and methane, reports Shan Goodwin, Farm Online, 27 Aug, 2020.  She writes – Shan is reporting on the discussion between Terry and RawAg host, Tom Gubbins, in the inaugural podcast, produced by Te Mania…

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Te Mania Angus launches podcast as the next big step in the production chain

August 24, 2020

TE MANIA ANGUS is taking to the airwaves as it takes itself and the beef genetics business to a new level; with the launch on Monday of its podcast series RawAg. First speaker on the fortnightly series will be Terry McCosker, co-founder of Queensland’s RCS – responsible for holistic farming, Grazing for Profit, ExecutiveLink and…

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Te Mania Garth daughter shares top rank for marbling Angus female in UK

August 21, 2020

BROOME PARK FARMS in the UK has had to wait 395 years to have one of its cows ranked joint first female for marbling within the UK Angus breed. An achievement made in partnership with Victoria’s Te Mania Angus – using genetics from its standout homebred sire Te Mania Garth G67. The 2019 spring calved…

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Team Te Mania heifers on AuctionsPlus, Fri 28 August

August 21, 2020

Team Te Mania member Colligen Creek, Wakool, near Deniliquin, NSW is offering 38 pure Te Mania bloodline heifers, 10-11 months, in the Weaner & Yearling Sale, Auction 506, at 10am on AuctionsPlus on Friday, 28th August. This is an excellent opportunity to purchase top quality future breeders by latest genetics AI Sires – Te Mania Mojo…

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Applications for prestigious Zanda McDonald Award open

August 18, 2020

Being mentored by some of the greatest leaders in the Australasian agriculture industry might sound appealing, but how about travelling by private jet as part of the experience? This very opportunity will be available to one young Kiwi or Aussie again next year, when they take out the 2021 Zanda McDonald Award. The search is…

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Te Mania Angus Walgett Bull Sale – in person and online – Is a real cracker

August 15, 2020

BEEF producers and breeders turn their backs on a drought not long gone – and Covid-19 –  at the annual Te Mania Angus northern bull sale at Walgett on Tuesday (August 11). An enthusiastic gallery of almost 100 socially-distanced producers was joined virtually by Queensland and Victorian buyers to see 111 bulls offered and sold…

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Female focus in Angus herd pays in Walgett drought

August 9, 2020

Michael and Annie O’Brien of “The Brigalows”, Carinda, run a finely tuned farming operation of cattle, sheep and broad acre dryland cropping, on the north western plains of NSW.  The Angus herd is run between The Brigalows and “Stratton”, near Roma in Queensland. In this interview with Kylie Nicholls, of The Land, Michael talks about…

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Werai Station, Team Te Mania – Angus cattle – top AuctionsPlus sale

July 25, 2020

Congratulations to Werai Station, Deniliquin for the presentation and prices achieved for 262 Angus weaner steers and heifers, on AuctionsPlus last week. The 68 10-11 heifers topped the sale pricing at $1660, weighing 287 kgs ($5.78 per kg), sold to Nave Pastoral through Elders. They were selected for years of favoured genetics behind the Te…

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Te Mania Angus Walgett Sale a little different this year

July 15, 2020

Extra selection tools for the Walgett bull sale this year.  And we are here to support you to pick the right bull for your program. Te Mania Angus director Tom Gubbins said if restrictions tighten it is only a matter of time before we hold bull sales where nobody except the auctioneer and a few…

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