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Sexed Female Pregnancies offered in Team Te Mania Online Commercial Sale

February 26, 2020

WIDGEEGONGA Angus will make what is believed to be an Australian beef industry first next month when it sells 50 PTIC cows – ultrasounded to be carrying female calves. Principal Michael Carroll’s innovative marketing strategy has been achieved in partnership with Warrnambool Vet Centre following scans to determine the sex of embryos in his herd…

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The Brains Trust got the marbling message loud and clear

February 24, 2020

BOONA produces some of the beef industry’s most sought-after genetics – in the feedlot and in cowherds across the eastern states. Based on a quarter of a century of determination to get the genetic profile as perfect as possible to pursue the lucrative high marbling market with operations such as Rangers Valley at Glenn Innes…

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Young cattle hit record prices on AuctionsPlus with Barfold Beef in the mix

February 24, 2020

Auctions Plus had record numbers and prices, listing 17,849 cattle in last week’s (21/2) Weaner & Yearling sale  and Eastern States sales,  writes Jon Condon., Beef Central. Young steers >200kg produced a 99pc clearance, hitting all time highs for breeds other than Wagyu.  The record price for 38 Angus steers from Moulamein, 5-6 months averaging…

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Balancing breeding and feeding for top quality Angus steers

February 18, 2020

“MAINTAINING feed reserves through improved pastures and rotational grazing is allowing the Cowan family of Poltalloch Station, Meningie, to meet premium grass-fed markets,” writes Ruth Schwager, The Land, 11 Feb 2020 “Sixth-generation producer Keith Cowan and his wife Kirsty run the 2225-hectare property on the southern edge of Lake Alexandrina, along with a 405-hectare irrigation block…

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Team Te Mania Female Sale – Its the One-Stop Genetic Shop

February 11, 2020

THE most immediate way towards pure Te Mania Angus genetics and/or harnessing the power of an outcross, is the online Team Te Mania female sale at 11am, on Friday, March 6, 2020 on AuctionsPlus, Sale 484. Profitability is a trait, a very heritable trait. We have proved that in the past 90 years of the…

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Beef genetics – Data rules the information age

February 10, 2020

THERE is no escaping it – the beef cattle industry is as much a part of the information age and the voracious demand for data as we all are. Just slow down, even for a minute, and think about its reach. We can walk down the street and whatever street we want; our phones can…

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Profitability is a trait – and success is heritable

February 4, 2020

TOM Gubbins believes profitability should be considered by beef producers as a heritable trait because it gives a more concise target for which to aim. Te Mania Angus “works very hard” to gather all the genetic information beforehand, collate it and make it available to any interested breeder or producer. The most essential decision to…

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Beef Week – Te Mania Angus, Mortlake

January 31, 2020

Producers and Agents are welcome to visit Te Mania Angus at Reichmans Lane, Mortlake to preview the Autumn Bull Sale line up. The gates will open at 9am on Monday, February 3rd. The sale catalogues will be available for interested breeders to mark, as they study the sale bulls at their leisure. Farm tours will…

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Team Te Mania members, Ralph and Krissi Kuhn, Coolah, NSW nominated for Weekly Times Farmer of the Year

January 15, 2020

“A PASSION for genetics and strong focus on performance is how Ralph and Krissi Kuhn have built up their Angus herd, writes Nicola Bell. And while the past few years has been tough, with a bushfire burning 1619ha of their property in 2017 and then going in to drought, their focus on future proofing their…

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Te Mania bloodlines take Windy Hill to new peak of productivity

December 19, 2019

COLERAINE producer Ian Brown will offer 80 Angus steers at the Hamilton weaner sales next month. From his property, Windy Hill, Ian trades under IS and HJ Brown, and produces Angus cattle with a Te Mania bloodline. Ian first purchased Te Mania bulls about 12 years ago, and has noticed a difference in the quality…

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