Category Archives: Industry News

Tru-Test Bull Unit Open Day a Success

Over 160 commercial farmers, Angus breeders and industry people turned out at the Tru-Test Angus Bull Unit in Feilding today for the annual Open Day. 29 Angus yearling bulls are being grazed at the unit, on Milson Line. All will be auctioned at Tru-Test Beef Expo on 17th May 2016.  Images by Sarah Ivey /…
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Beef could be the new cash cow

Dairy farmers are being urged to look at breeding the balance of dairy herds (after replacements) to proven beef genetics. This has the potential to treble calving income for dairy farmers and comes with the reassurances farmers need for animal health and production, says general manager of Angus NZ, Alan Cook. He was responding to…
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Milk production bigger driver than frame size

A Beef + Lamb New Zealand funded project into breeding cow efficiency is highlighting the importance of milk production in determining calf weaning weight. An ongoing Beef + Lamb New Zealand-funded research project studying efficiency across various types of breeding cows shows milk production is a bigger driver than frame size, when it comes to…
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A cut above cooking with AngusPure – Judged best in the world

New Zealand book writers/publishers, Gerhard & Henri Egger have received the Best Meat Cookbook in the World Award, at the prestigious Gourmand World Cookbook Awards. They accepted the award in Yantai, China last night for their lasted book A Cut Above cooking with AngusPure. ‘We are ecstatic, this book has been a labour of love”. Gerhard…
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A Cut Above – Cooking with AngusPure

Fillet steak with gorgonzola. Yes, gorgonzola, a veined Italian blue cheese, made from unskimmed cow’s milk. I don’t know if it was all in the exotic name, but this dish immediately caught my eye. The image of a glossy fillet, painted with rich, creamy sauce and garnished with roasted walnuts, was far too mouthwatering to…
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