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Te Mania Angus News

Invitation to view Te Mania Angus Breeding Program – In the Yards

October 10, 2019

MAKE our next days In The Yards an opportunity for you to come and see the Te Mania Angus breeding program detailed in a very hands-on setting. On Thursday October 31 we will be focusing on AI and Breeding and on Wednesday, November 6 we will be presenting on structure. Te Mania Angus is recognised…

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Glencoe tops AuctionsPlus sale with Angus Cows and Calves

October 10, 2019

Evan and June Baillie’s property Glencoe, at Forbes in NSW, has been hard hit by drought, and like too many other livestock producers, the Baillies had to make the hard decision to dispersing their Spring calving herd in the Auctions Plus Eastern Sale on Friday October 4th. The Team Te Mania females, from Glencoe, attracted…

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Failed crop brings agistment lifeline

October 2, 2019

LEANNE AND GARRY HALL have been thrown an agistment lifeline that will guarantee at least another month of feed for 280 heifers at the heart of their breeding herd. With their farm near Warren in NSW devastated by drought they have been desperately hunting agistment to offset the crippling cost of feedlotting their 12-month-old cattle….

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Team Te Mania cows and calves – packed with marbling

September 26, 2019

Exceptional opportunity to purchase cows and calves packed with marbling. 70% of the calves are by high marbling AI Sire Te Mania Kirby K128, who is top 1% of the Angus breed for marbling (IMF EBV is +6.3, 80% accuracy), and top 1% for Heavy Grain $Index and Angus Breeding $Index. These cattle are superb…

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Trans-Tasman Beef Cow Productivity Project research into Fat and Fertility in Beef Cattle

September 19, 2019

Tom Gubbins is convinced Te Mania Angus will only breed fat for the purpose of fat rather than breed fat to use its weak correlation to fertility in a bid to get more fertility. The Te Mania Angus director said no serious breeder or producer should act without finding the facts of the trait itself….

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Animal Welfare – Angus Beef Farmers Be Proud

September 4, 2019

Dr David Beggs said the beef industry has a great story to tell and we should look after our animals in a way that makes us proud and tell everyone about it, in his address to the Western Victorian Angus Region annual dinner, in Warrnambool last week.. Dr Beggs has practiced as a Vet for…

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‘We’ll be bathing in salt water’: At the epicentre of Australia’s big drought

September 3, 2019

DROUGHT in parts of NSW is now so bad, the Fire & Rescue service in Warren will be forced to stand and watch your house burn to the ground. The only way they will turn on their hoses is if someone is trapped in the house or it threatens to spread to neighbouring properties. That…

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Agistment needed for Angus heifers in Vic, NSW or Qld

August 26, 2019

Like too many livestock producers, Leanne and Garry Hall have cut numbers, juggled properties and used agistment to try and maintain the nucleus of their Angus breeding herd. Their remaining weaner calves have been on a property at Enngonia, on the NSW/Queensland border, since end of May – after being early weaned and fed pellets…

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Total clearance at Walgett bull sale

August 15, 2019

TE MANIA ANGUS defied the drought stricken northern NSW cattle market today when it offered and sold 88 bulls at its annual Walgett northern bull sale. The Mortlake, Victoria-based stud saw bulls twice reach a sale high of $12,000 for a gross of $558,976 and an average of $6352. Bulls went to Queensland, NSW and…

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Vale Keith McFarlane

August 9, 2019

Te Mania Angus and Team Te Mania members are saddened to hear of the passing of Keith McFarlane, Wellington Lodge, Tailem Bend, SA. Keith was a widely respected, innovative cattleman and a friend of many in the Angus world. He was a wonderful family man and great fun to be around. Team Te Mania members…

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