• Start date: March 2, 2022
  • Start time: 12:00 pm
  • End date: March 2, 2022
  • End time: 3:00 pm
  • Venue: Te Mania Angus, Reichmans Lane, Mortlake

FINAL DAY SHEET HERE

VIEW ONLINE INTERACTIVE BULL SALE CATALOGUE HERE WITH VIDEOS (click on animal tag)

WATCH VIDEOS OF SALE BULLS ON YOUTUBE HERE

DOWNLOAD PDF OF CATALOGUE HERE

LINK TO AUCTIONSPLUS CATALOGUE HERE

176 breed leading bulls will be offered for sale at auction.

Reference sires of this years sale bulls include the outstanding Te Mania Nemo VTMN1181, with 46 sons.

Nemo is a high-growth-rate sire, with good fertility and high $Index values; and has been heavily progeny tested through Team Te Mania.

As has the renowned Te Mania Magnate VTMM13 – who in our 2021 northern bull sale had sons sell to a high of $30,000.

And Te Mania Nolan VTMN N1423 has 20 sons in the sale. This impressive sire has been used heavily through both the Te Mania Angus and Team Te Mania herds and is an excellent choice for use over heifers.

We are excited to be offering you this outstanding line-up of bulls and we are looking forward to seeing you at Mortlake, on March 2nd.  The online catalogue is available through the above link, if you would like a hard copy catalogue, please let us know by emailing [email protected] or calling 03 52641606

On Sale day, the bulls will be yarded from 7.30am.  We invite you to join us for Breakfast with the Stars, from 7.30am.  Lunch is also provided.

For assistance, please don’t hesitate to call –
Hamish McFarlane Ph 0427 641 606 | Tom Gubbins Ph 0429 952 197  |  James McCormack Ph 0429 992 931

BIDDING ON SALE DAY
Buyers have the option of bidding from the woolshed where the sale is conducted, or from the bullpens or remote venues through AuctionsPlus.
AuctionsPlus, with Audio Streaming
The AuctionsPlus bid screen will show (pre-recorded) video footage of bull being sold.  Buyers need to be registered to bid 48 hours prior to sale.  Register on AuctionsPlus.  How does AuctionsPlus work?
All enquiries phone AuctionsPlus (02) 9262 4222, then press 1.

GST – Bulls will be sold GST exclusive ie. If the bull is knocked down for $7,000, you will be charged $7,700.

PHYSICAL OWNERSHIP AND SEMEN INTERESTS
Bulls auctioned by Te Mania Angus are sold strictly on the following terms and conditions:
The bull is the physical property of the buyer/s.
Semen from the bull must only be collected and used within the herds nominated (to a maximum of four herds) on the Buyer Registration form prior to the sale.
Semen from the bull cannot be sold, transferred or provided to any third-party without the prior consent of Te Mania Angus.
The purchase of the bull gives the buyer/s a licence to use the Te Mania Angus name and associated intellectual property to advertise progeny associated with insemination from the bull within the buyer’s herd (licence).
If the buyer/s breaches any of these terms and conditions of sale, Te Mania Angus may revoke the licence immediately. Insemination of an animal of a herd not nominated on the Buyer Registration form is a breach of the licence.
Te Mania Angus retains the exclusive right to collect semen from the bull at a future date for the purpose of semen production and cloning. Semen will be collected at Te Mania Angus’ expense and Te Mania Angus will arrange an appropriate time and place for collection that will not unreasonably interfere with the use of the bull by the buyer/s.
If the bull is re-sold by the buyer/s at a later date, these terms and conditions will apply to that purchaser or any person in possession of the bull and Te Mania Angus retains exclusive rights to continue to collect semen from the bull. The buyer can only transfer the bull if that subsequent purchaser accepts these conditions.

FREIGHT ASSISTANCE
Terms and conditions
Te Mania Angus will provide bull purchasers from:

  • Victoria –  A freight free service direct to Sale and Mansfield, beyond these destinations will be the purchaser’s responsibility.
  • SA, WA & Northern Territory –  A freight free service to Lucindale, South Australia, via major towns on a direct route.
  • NSW & Queensland –  A freight free service between Mortlake, Victoria and Roma, Queensland, through Walgett, NSW and en route via Dubbo.
  • Tasmania, King and Flinders Islands  – Freight assistance of $200 per bull purchased.

All onward freight arrangements for state and interstate destinations are arranged at low cost to the purchaser.
To make use of this offer, purchasers must notify Te Mania Angus they intend to use this service before making any other freight arrangements.  This service cannot be made available to purchasers who have already contracted for freight before talking to Te Mania Angus.

CARRIERS –  Dick Smith Transport of Dubbo coordinate the delivery of stock.  Enquiries: Dick Smith Transport 02 6882 2463.

PARENT VERIFICATION AND SINGLE STEP GENOMICS
These sale bulls have Single Step genomic information included in the calculation of their Breedplan EBVs.  Single Step has improved the accuracy of EBVs and provides the opportunity for faster genetic gain.  It includes Parent Verification of each bull.

OUR GUARANTEE
Any Te Mania Angus bull that proves to be structurally unsound, infertile or incapable of service is guaranteed for up to three years from date of sale. Under these circumstances Te Mania Angus will: 1) Replace the bull with a satisfactory substitute if available, or 2) Issue a refund equal to the value remaining * (see below), less the salvage value. * The guarantee covers the purchase value of the bull, without interest, cost and damages.
The guarantee shall apply providing the bull’s incapacity is not caused by injury or disease contracted since leaving Te Mania, the value remaining is calculated on the basis that the guarantee is reduced by one third of the purchase price for each year of service from the sale date. A veterinary certificate must be supplied by the purchaser on request.
If any bull that is purchased does not possess a reasonable fertility, although not totally infertile, any dispute that may arise shall be settled by an arbitrator appointed by the auctioneers and must be lodged within 12 calendar months from date of sale.
We recommend that all purchasers discuss injury insurance of their bulls at the sale with Elders Ltd or their Agent. This guarantee is in addition to the normal terms and conditions governing auction sales.

HERD HEALTH
All the sale bulls have been ear notched and screened for BVDV (also known as Pestivirus) and have been found to have a high immunity to BVDV and it is therefore not necessary to vaccinate.  We recommend that you consult your vet regarding an ongoing BVDV programme for your herd.
All the sale bulls are vaccinated for Vibriosis and given a booster. We recommend annual boosters are given to all bulls.
All of our bulls receive 7 in 1 vaccinations at threemonths of age, six weeks later and a booster as a yearling. They are drenched at weaning and periodically according to worm counts.
All Te Mania Angus bulls are examined by a veterinarian prior to sale day which includes palpation of the sexual anatomy and the circumference of the testicles. The jaw is checked for correct bite.
Te Mania Angus is J-BAS 6 accredited, this is a national approach to the prevention of Johne’s disease (JD) in cattle.  J-BAS focuses on managing on-farm biosecurity risk rather than controlling disease through regulation and treats JD as just one of many diseases that producers must manage within their business.  More info

GENETIC DISORDERS
All our sale bulls are tested free and/or pedigree free of:  Arthrogryposis Multiplex (AM), Neuropathic Hydrocephalus (NH), Contractural Arachnodactyly (CA) and Developmental Duplications (DD)formerly known as Fawn Calf Syndrome.  Refer to each lot for notification.

Elders LogoAGENTS
Elders Ltd, Camperdown office Ph 03 5593 1822
Ross Milne Ph 0408 057 558  |  Clarke Roycroft Ph 0409 677 281  | Auctioneer Brian Leslie
All purchasers will be asked to nominate a settling agent. A 3% rebate will be paid to all settling agents who settle within 7 days of the invoice being received.

Venue: Te Mania Angus, Reichmans Lane, Mortlake

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