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Te Mania Emperor leads industry ranks with progeny across 300 studs in Australia

November 5, 2019

FIVE years on from major groundbreaking surgery to reconstruct Te Mania Emperor E343’s knee, the 10-year-old is still collecting semen and having a large influence on the beef cattle industry of the world, writes Hannah Powe, The Land, 24 Oct 2019. Back in 2014, the 2011 Australia record $91,000 selling Angus bull sired by Te…

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Team Te Mania PTIC Heifers for sale – AuctionsPlus 8 Nov 2019 – SOLD

November 1, 2019

CONGRATULATIONS TO DUNCAN CLOWES FOR SALE-HIGH PRICES AUCTIONS PLUS In the most unfortunate circumstances of having to sell heifers due to the drought it was great to see all 3 lots of these heifers 24-26months, PTIC sell for a sale high of $2,025/head, to three different purchasers in Gippsland and Yea, Victoria, and SE of…

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Rob Skipworth, King Island and JBS Sam McConnell

King Island beef brand part of JBS block chain traceability system

October 24, 2019

AUSTRALIA’S largest red meat processor plans to launch a paddock-to-primals traceability system for one of its signature beef brands before year’s end, reports Murray Arnel, Beef Central, October 23, 2019. The project will link individual beef producers back in the paddock with consumers and end-customers in a way not previously seen at any significant scale…

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Rangers Valley Black Market claims victory

October 24, 2019

Rangers Valley Black Market has claimed victory in Queensland’s prestigious Darling Downs Beef Battle. The event, hosted by Toowoomba and Surat Basin Enterprise Food Leaders Australia, saw 10 beef companies battle to be named the best branded beef of the Darling Downs. Owned by the Marubeni Corporation of Japan, the Rangers Valley feedlot at Glen…

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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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