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Yearly Archive: 2013

Te Mania’s brand goes from strength to strength

November 28, 2013

Breedplan and a clear direction has resulted in Te Mania being at the top of its game, writes Nicola Bell, The Weekly Times, 2014 Stud Beef magazine. Read more about how the Te Mania Angus star brand extends its reach. Photo: In the black: Te Mania Angus’ Tom Gubbins combines figures and biological farming.   Taken…

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Healthy herd from healthy soils

September 18, 2013

AT Te Mania Angus, the benefits of biological farming are literally walking the talk, with significant improvements in animal health being recorded in their herd, writes Annebelle Beale, the Stock and Land, September 3, 2013. The 12-year transition to alternative farming stemmed from poor responses from conventional fertilisers, which principal Tom Gubbins said sparked an…

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Strong $5927 average for Te Mania

August 22, 2013

By HOLLY McALISTER, THE LAND BUYERS from three States bid competitively at the Te Mania Angus stud’s spring bull sale held last Tuesday, August 13, at Walgett. The Gubbins and McFarlane families offered 91 bulls at this year’s sale and 90 were knocked down during the sale for an average of $5927 and top of…

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Te Mania fires to $24,000

March 14, 2013

By Carla Weisse-Smith, The Land  Thursday, March 14, 2013 Te Mania fires to $24,000 WHEN Te Mania Angus billed its autumn on-property bull sale at Mortlake, Victoria, as the “sons of guns” ale, it was right on the money. The line-up of bulls by sires such as Tuwharetoa Regent D145 and Te Mania Berkley B1…

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Global buyers’ taste for Te Mania genetics bolsters $8663 av

March 14, 2013

By Carla Weisse-Smith, The Land. March 14, 2013 AN INTERNATIONAL flavour permeated last week’s recordbreaking Te Mania Angus sale at Mortlake, Victoria. Buyers from Russia, Switzerland, Kazakhstan and Thailand were part of the crowd which pushed 113 bulls to a full clearance and $8663 average – a new record for Te Mania and the second-highest…

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Breed loyalty pays off at ‘Gwalia’

February 1, 2013

ADELONG beef producer Susan Chisholm transitioned her herd across to Angus in the mid-1990s and believes the breed has well and truly repaid her for her loyalty through thick and thin. Mrs Chisholm moved to “Gwalia” outside of Adelong with her late husband David Chisholm, a Northern Territory cattleman, in 1984, but it wasn’t until…

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A day in the yards – Te Mania Angus Structural Assessment

January 2, 2013

By Steve Hynes, Warrnambool Standard BEEF production today is all about figures – numbers that indicate which animals will be the best breeding stock. Important among the numbers are those relating to structure – they are essentially an assessment of an animal’s physique and they indicate how well it will perform in the herd. District…

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