Category Archives: Industry News

Manawatu/Whanganui Angus Ward Tour

Over three days in mid-March, nearly 80 people enjoyed the hospitality of the local ward members. It all started on Sunday night with a cocktail party at Hotel Coachman in Palmerston North, where Manawatu Mayor Helen Worboys welcomed the participants to the region. An early start on Monday morning had the group on buses under…
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NATIONAL VIDEO SALE 2018

All Angus bulls at Beef Week will be auctioned at the PGG Wrightson Livestock National Video Sale. Paddock viewing of all the Angus bulls - Tru-Test Angus Bull Unit, 641 Milson Line from 12pm Sunday 13th and from 9am Monday 14th. Sale: Palmerston North Convention Centre, Monday 14th May 2018 at 4pm. As well as…
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Angus New Zealand March e-Newsletter

From the Angus team... The 2018 edition of the ANGUS Magazine will be posted out in the last week of March, so keep your eyes peeled for a copy of that. It's filled with some great content this year, including on-farm features, technical content, recipes, progeny test reports and more... Bull sales are just around…
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Angus New Zealand February e-Newsletter

From the Angus team... There's a lot happening this month - the calendar is packed with field days and if you haven't already registered your interest for the Manawatu / Whanganui Ward Tour, then please make sure you do so ASAP. We've provided an update on the current Angus NZ / AngusPure restructure within this…
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Tru-Test Angus Bull Unit – February Bull Weights

    Paul Gilligan of Tru-Test was at the Bull Unit again on February 12th to weigh the bulls for the third time. Some of the bulls boasted impressive weight gains. Despite the lack of precipitation throughout December, we saw rain in mid-January and growth is now coming away well. All 37 Angus bulls have…
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NATIONAL VIDEO SALE 2018

  There has been a change to how the Angus bulls will be sold in 2018 over Beef Week. Instead of being sold at Beef Expo, they will be auctioned at the PGG Wrightson Livestock National Video Sale, which will be held at the Palmerston North Convention Centre on Monday 14th May 2018. On the…
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2017 ANGUS MAGAZINE

The stunning 2017 edition of the Angus Magazine has now been distributed and feed back to date has been excellent. Additional copies can be ordered on line or by sending an email to manager@angusnz.com. Breeders wishing to have a box available at their upcoming sales can pick up one from PBBnz at any time (75 South Street,…
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Tru-Test Angus Bull Unit Update

All 28 yearling bulls held at the Tru-Test Angus Bull Unit are now on farm, which is located on Milson Line, Feilding. On Monday 5th December, all the bulls were re-tagged and given a bull unit number by Kim Lowe from Zee Tags. They were also weighed by Paul Gilligan of Tru-Test, and Jo Scott from Zoetis took the tissue samples for the i50K testing at the same time. We'd like to thanks these sponsors for their ongoing support of the project.
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