Angus NZ

Breeder Profiles

Each month Angus NZ features a different breeder in the BEEFinBLACK enews. Watch this space for new breeder profiles.

The year 2017 is one Ben and Kylie Johnson have etched in their memories. It’s the year two major milestones in their farming career occurred. Read more

It’s been naught to more than 100 registered females in five years for the Mt Possession Angus Stud thanks to a successful AI and ET programme. Read More

The only true flat country of the Dandaloo Angus Stud is home to the on-farm bull sale rostrum where the Thomson family have just celebrated 60 years of breeding. Read more

Meeting the needs of hill country farmers with a consistent product is the goal of the Revell family who established the Okaka Angus Stud near Taihape five years ago… Read more

Three generations of the Law family are actively involved in the day-to-day life of Waimara Angus Stud in Otago and its family that is at the heart of the soul of the business… Read more

Breeding structurally sound easy doing bulls that are full of meat and power is the goal of Dean and Teresa Sherson, Black Ridge Angus Stud in Taumaraunui. Read more


Jono and Sarah Reed with their children Hank 6, Greta 3, and Alba, 1 farm ‘The Grampians’ in a company with Jono’s parents. The property is 3200 Ha with a big range of country from 40 Ha of irrigated flat, river downs to high country climbing up to 1600metres asl.  Grampians is in North Canterbury … Read more

Twenty-five years ago, Chris and Karren Biddles of Te Atarangi Angus Stud, identified a gap in the Angus bull market, specializing in calving ease and heifer mating. It was a market they made their own. The stud had been established some years prior in 1988, and Chris is proud of the fact they are possibly … Read more

FARMING CAREERS PACKED FULL OF GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT FOR SOUTHLAND FAMILY Katherine and Philip McCallum are in the Angus breeding business for the long haul. Katherine registered the Rockley prefix when she was 16 with a couple of Angus heifers her grandparents gave her from their Lora Angus Stud. The young couple have packed a … Read more

Continuing stewardship of the land that’s been in the family for four generations is at the forefront of Rob and Lucy Thorneycroft’s minds as they develop the family business… Read more

For Dave and Nicole Stuart since buying their first farm in the picturesque Pohangina Valley in the Manawatu, it’s been a time of growth and business development. Read more

The cattle of the Okiwi Angus Stud are helping break in and develop farmland while enjoying million-dollar views of the picturesque Marlborough Sounds. Read more