Duncan Clowes, Valdemar, NSW
“We use Te Mania genetics because they are the most progressive performance based Angus stud in Australia. There are no 'smoke and mirrors', performance is backed by hard data, collected via Team Te Mania herds and feedlot feedback. This gives producers confidence when selecting Te Mania sires to use in their herds. I've invested a lot of money in Te Mania genetics during the last four years and have been more than happy with the results.” - January 2012
Guy Fitzhardinge, Principal, Thring Pastoral Company
Thring Pastoral Company joins around 1200 cows each year and is committed to producing a product of the highest quality. Thring purchased the first bull from Te Mania in 1995 and now 17 years later has a herd that is predominantly Te Mania blood. We have found that Te Mania bloodlines perform well, keep us at the lead of genetic improvement and produce a product that continually attracts a premium. - January 2012
Harriet Pugh, R/U Livestock Produer of the Year 2011, RF Pugh & Co
On a recent visit to Te Man ia Angus, we were extremely impressed by their operation. In particular seeing such large numbers of high quality cattle, with the highlights for us being the first calver's and the mob of 500+ young bulls. It was great to see a herd with such a firm breeding objective and overall game plan, that makes the most of the latest tecnologies to select for their target market. I was particularly envious of the extensive AI and ET programs especially when combined with the progeny testing program. These in my opinion are the foundation for objective selectin that ultimately improves performance. - December 2011
Ross Milne, Southern Zone Stud Stock Manager, Elders Ltd
“Te Mania Angus still remains the bull supplier of choice for many of our commercial clients Australia Wide.
With Te Mania influenced genetics demanding premiums from feedlotters, professional backgrounders and breeders, it is easy to understand why cattlemen are choosing Te Mania Bulls to enhance their genetic progress in their cow herds.
Combine this with superior back up service, breed leading EBVS and a program whose bulls are renowned for their structural integrity and kind temperament, our clients benefit greatly from their involvement with one of Australia’s most progressive and respected Angus seedstock operations.” - January 2012
Andy McGeoch, Elders Stud Stock
In a time when numbers seem to maketh the bull it was most gratifying to inspect the Te Mania operation this week and appreciate the breadth and discipline of the breeding programme. I saw this year's bulls and the weaning of next year's calves and marvelled at their evenness and type and the fact they are run with strict adherence to commercial reality." - January 2012
Michael O’Brien, The Brigalows, Walgett NSW. NSW Farmer of the year 2009
“The temperament, doing capacity and overall performance that the Te Mania Angus bred cattle exhibit in our country in north western New South Wales has been outstanding.
Since the break in the 2008/9 drought and the tremendous increase in our carrying capacity we have retained all heifers and we are now carrying a record number of Te Mania Angus females and all are joined to Te Mania Angus bulls.” - 2009
Dennis Power, Minnamurra Pastoral, Gunnedah NSW
"The consistency, predictability and reliability of the progeny for our large scale program is the reason why we use Te Mania Angus genetics." - 2009
Max Manefield, Ardenside Tooma VIC
"When people ask me why Ardenside Angus has continued buying bulls from Te Mania Angus for the past 27 years my answer is,"I don't know anywhere else in Australia where I can choose from over 100 bulls with the same quality and depth of breeding"
Ian Robertson, Wave Hill, Tahara West VIC
"Temperament is one of the best attributes of Te Mania Angus genetics. Since we have been using Te Mania Angus genetics the increase in length, muscling and confirmation of our weaners is very noticeable. The same backgrounders are returning to buy our weaners as they say they are putting on more weight than any other line of calves they have been buying."
Brian Stacey, Middlecreek Cattle Co. Hunter Valley NSW
“We purchased our first Te Mania Angus bulls, Joel and Joseph 20 years ago in March 1991. Since then we have returned to Te Mania many times to source sires giving us cutting edge performance traits blended with quiet temperament and sound structure. With this injection of all round ability we are able to breed our own replacement females and produce weaner steers that are sought after by the feedlotters or their associates.”
Rob Wyld, Sapien Technology
"Sapien Technology is a small business, providing a range of systems and solutions to cattle producers that allow full use of the NLIS and RFID technology.
Sapien has been actively involved in setting up yard systems for many of the Team member herds and also provide general technical support and assistance with data collection, migration and analysis from feedlots and abattoirs. Te Mania Angus has shown itself to be committed to continually reviewing and monitoring its information collection systems to ensure the best results for the members.
Sapien is continually impressed by the level of professionalism demonstrated by the Team Members and their commitment to detailed record keeping. Small details such as maintaining clean and well oiled cattle crushes indicates that the Team Te Mania members are very serious about producing the best cattle possible. Sapien only hopes to maintain its involvement with a group of producers who are very focused on what they do and are a very important source of product feedback."