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Yearly Archive: 2015

Te Mania’s Quiet Achievers

December 30, 2015

Pictured is Mackenzie Tanner who was helping James and Emily McCormack in the cattle yards at Mansfield in Victoria, with his new Te Mania friend.   It is no secret that docile cattle grow faster, have better meat quality, are more fertile and are safer to handle, but there are many other benefits including: Lower…

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Te Mania Angus to host field day to show the importance of beef cattle structure to the industry

November 30, 2015

By Laura Griffin, Stock & Land, Thursday, November 26, 2015 In the more than 20 years Jim Green has been working with some of Australia’s leading beef studs, he has seen dramatic improvements in the Australian beef herd. Mr Green of Greens Livestock Services, Yamba, NSW, structurally assesses and scans the carcase traits of cattle…

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JOINING TIME – FIXED TIME AI

November 29, 2015

Fixed time AI Calculator 2015 AI program It’s been another busy week at Te Mania Angus, with our 2015 Artificial Insemination (AI) programme drawing to a close. In all, 1,011 cows and 450 heifers have been AI’d to individually selected sires from across the globe.  We use a programme called Total Genetic Resource Management (TGRM),…

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Te Mania Angus features in American Angus Journal

November 16, 2015

  Angus Journal Te Mania Angus Feature Page 1 Angus Journal Te Mania Angus Feature Page 2 We are excited to feature in this months American Angus Journal. Tom and Hamish enjoyed meeting with Kasey Brown, associate editor of The American Angus Journal, earlier this year at Beef Australia in Rockhampton.  Click on the links…

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An Afternoon in the Yards – Structure Field Day

November 13, 2015

Cattle producers are welcome to attend an “Afternoon in the Yards” at Mortlake in Western Victoria on Monday December 7th at 3 pm. Jim Green from Beefxcel will be assessing our 14 month old bulls and will explain the Beef Class Structural Assessment System, and why structure is so important. Jim has been assessing the…

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Breeding For Profit

October 30, 2015

Pages from Feedback_SepOct15_Web This article first appeared in the September-October 2015 edition of Meat & Livestock Australia’s member publication Feedback magazine. Click on the link above to read all about how Team Te Mania members, Susie and Dennis Stewart, use breeding and selection tools to maintain improved genetic gain in their herd.

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Team Te Mania cows for Private Sale, Branxholme, Victoria

October 26, 2015

43 Three year old cows, PTIC, offered for private sale by Ardgartan Pastoral Company at Branxholme, near Hamilton in Victoria.    These 2012 Spring Drop cows, are a very good line of medium to large framed Angus females, and are  EU Accredited. They are Pregnancy Tested In Calf, to Te Mania bulls, due to calve from late February 2016, for 8 weeks.   Average…

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Angus Breeder Opportunity – Quality Angus Cows for sale, Barraba and Carinda, NSW

October 15, 2015

The Wickman family of Barraba, NSW have been highly valued clients of Te Mania Angus since 2003.  Over the past five years, they have purchased 31 Te Mania Angus bulls, selecting on growth, moderate birth weight, with high carcase values. They will be offering 457 cows and calves, for sale on Auctions Plus, on Friday, 30th…

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King Island – Innovation and Technology

October 13, 2015

They say necessity is the mother of invention and nowhere is this more evident than on King Island. The picturesque and renowned beef producing community of King Island have had to position themselves ahead of the pack with regards to beef production, product awareness and innovation. King Island primary producers probably know more about their…

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Biggest year for bull sales at Te Mania Angus

September 14, 2015

In our first Spring bull sale at Mortlake, we sold 45 bulls last week for an average of $5,566, to a top of $13,000. Bulls sold across Victoria, and to SA, NSW, NT, Qld and King Island. It rounds out our largest offering of bulls sold at auction in a calendar year.  With three bull sales now…

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