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Yearly Archive: 2014

British Cattle Conference

December 29, 2014

Tom Gubbins will address the coming British Cattle Conference, to be held in Shropshire, England, from 19-21 January 2015. The conference, hosted by the British Cattle Breeders Club, provides a forum for exchange between scientists and breeders of beef and dairy cattle, from all corners of the globe. Tom said he was honored to be…

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Commercial Angus cows for private sale

December 23, 2014

Commercial herd dispersal –  SOLD A fantastic breeding opportunity.   After 50 years breeding cattle, Richard and Leona Woolcock, Team Te Mania members, are dispersing their breeding herd of 52 cows for sale and 14 heifers. Richard and Leona have been active members of Team Te Mania since 2001 and in that time have developed a high-quality Angus herd,…

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Beef Cattle Breeding Program Field Day : Artificial Insemination

December 2, 2014

The most recent “Afternoon in the Yards” Field Day, held on Friday, November 28th focused on the keys to successful beef cattle breeding programs, using Artificial Insemination. Te Mania Angus are using Fixed Time AI techniques, which involves a carefully planned program with Southern Cross Genetics, to inseminate the cows. The Fixed Time AI involves synchronising…

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Angus beef cattle breeding field day in Mortlake

November 15, 2014

Learn about the science behind Artificial Insemination (AI) and breeding programs from industry specialists We welcome everyone to come to an Angus beef cattle Artificial Insemination (AI) and breeding field day on November 28 at our purpose-built cattle yards at Te Mania Angus, Mortlake. Learn about the science behind AI and commercial breeding programs. Speakers will include…

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Canadian beef group views Te Mania Angus AI breeding programme

November 14, 2014

Yesterday, 23 beef producers from around Calgary, Canada, visited Te Mania Angus, Mortlake. Beginning at the bull selling centre, the group viewed a demonstration of our calf tagging on YouTube, then Tom Gubbins explained many of the aspects of our breeding programme, performance recording techniques and cattle management practices. The group witnessed the breeding programme in action in the…

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Te Mania AI Sires

November 3, 2014

Semen from leading Te Mania Angus bulls is available through AI resellers.  The catalogue of bulls features high performance EBVs and are all progeny tested through Team Te Mania and other commercial and Stud herds throughout Australia. Tuwharetoa Regent D145 has the most progeny recorded on Group Breedplan with 3,656 recorded in the past 2 years to November 2014.  Te Mania Berkley B1 places 6th, with over…

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MLA research on parasite resistance

October 29, 2014

A new report from Meat and Livestock Australia, due out by Christmas, is expected to spark a surge of interest in including parasite resistance as a trait in Breedplan, writes Colin Taylor, WeeklyTimesNow.com.au, October 24, 2014. The research project, with funding from the MLA, involved 2400 Angus weaners with genetic links to Te Mania Angus, from eight…

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Angus Cows for private Sale

October 14, 2014

  Breeder opportunity 64 Cows and calves, Deniliquin, NSW More info    

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Genes the perfect fit at Knewleave

October 2, 2014

The figures well and truly add up for the Knewleave beef operation on the picturesque Bellarine Peninsula, writes James Wagstaff, of The Weekly Times. Pictured  are Team Te Mania members, Fiona Conroy and Cam Nicholson with their Angus cattle on property near St Leonards. Fiona and Cam are contenders for The Weekly Times Coles 2014 Farmer…

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Measure, monitor and meet the market to advance genetic gain

September 29, 2014

Fiona Conroy and Cam Nicholson are working to ensure they are in no danger of falling behind the advance of genetic progress. MLA’s September 2014 Feedback magazine reports on how Team Te Mania members Fiona and Cam manage their highly acclaimed performance-recorded Angus herd. Download the article.

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