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STEAK OF ORIGIN: SEMI-FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

STEAK OF ORIGIN: SEMI-FINALISTS ANNOUNCED   22 April 2016 For Immediate Release   New Zealand is one step closer in determining the most tender and tasty steak in the nation, with the semi-finalists of the 2016 Beef + Lamb New Zealand Steak of Origin competition announced today. The competition, sponsored by Zoetis, invites beef farmers…
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Announcing Angus NZ Premier Bull Cover

'Angus NZ Premier Bull Cover' Angus New Zealand & FMG have joined forces to present an exciting new opportunity! We have developed a new product, offering a special rate on your Angus bull cover.   What does this mean? FMG is able to provide Angus New Zealand members with Angus NZ Premier Bull Cover; a…
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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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Angus Female Excel at the Canterbury Show

Angus have been very strongly represented at the Canterbury Show on the 11th & 12th of November with large numbers of entries exhibited in strong classes. The Angus females stole the show with the Supreme Champion Angus title being awarded to the outstanding yearling heifer Gladstone Paola C8 who was exhibited by new breeder Georgia Davies of…
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NZ'S Hingaia 469 Sires record breaking Angus Bull in OZ!

A $150,000 bull, sired by New Zealand-bred Hingaia 469 smashed the record books in Australia yesterday, becoming the top priced Angus bull. Millah Murrah Tex K35 (AI) (ET) is a 19-month-old bull weighing in at 862kg. He's sired by Hingaia 469, who was bred by Hingaia Angus in the Northern King Country, and from Millah…
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Wairoa Cattle Sale – August 13th 2015

  Reporting by Tamsyn Morunga Hot prices emerged from a rough winter at the Angus-dominated Wairoa Cattle Sale on Thursday August 13th 2015. The historic yards were a sea of black as around 150 punters took to the boards to view the most significant sale of Angus cattle in the country. Strong numbers of predominantly…
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Angus Yearling Sales 2015

The next phase of registered Angus bull sales is about to commence with the first of the spring sales at Te Atarangi Angus on the 2nd of September. Sales of registered yearling Angus bulls have steadily grown with demand at a level where 25 Angus studs now host an on farm auction in the spring,…
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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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