Category Archives: Industry News

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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Canterbury A&P Show Results

Congratulations to all those who competed and assisted with the Angus cattle at the recent Canterbury A&P Show. The standard of cattle entered was very high and was indeed a credit to you. Canterbury A&P Show Results 2016 BEEF CATTLE (Angus) Cow, with her own calf(s) at foot (3 years and over). 1st Place:    Floridale…
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ASBP Cohort 7 Sires finalised

The Angus Sire Benchmarking Program (ASBP) has received outstanding support from Angus Australia and Angus New Zealand members through the nomination of 73 sires and entry of 31 new sires to produce the Cohort 7 calves. Additionally, to provide genetic linkages, the list also includes: One sire from New Zealand (Storth Oaks Jack J7) which…
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World Angus Forum – Scotland 2017

World Angus Forum - Scotland 2017   We have received 15 applications to be part of our team for the Youth Competition at the World Angus Forum in Scotland in June-July next year.  Of those who have applied, a total of 9 final candidates will travel to Scotland and represent Angus NZ and Generation Angus,…
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ELIZA MCCARTNEY JOINS THE BEEF + LAMB IRON MAIDEN TEAM

Beef + Lamb New Zealand has today announced a new addition to their star-studded team of Iron Maidens; pole vaulter bronze medalist, Eliza McCartney. Eliza will follow in the footsteps of a select number of high-achieving athletes and join the current trio of sports ambassadors representing Beef + Lamb New Zealand; Sophie Pascoe, Lisa Carrington…
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B+LNZ Genetics Beef Breeder Update

B+LNZ Genetics and Meat and Livestock Australia are in the final stages of formalising an agreement to work together on major beef projects across both countries. This is significant. It means sharing data and resources, thereby enhancing the work of both New Zealand and Australian researchers – for the benefit of both countries’ bull breeders and buyers. The agreement extends to both existing and…
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