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POLL HEREFORD REFERENCE SIRES The belo

 

TE TAUMATA DELUXE 12520   

Deluxe is an outstanding bull, he's thick topped and big-ended, easy-fleshing, balanced and sound footed.  He comes from a solid line of top producing cattle here at Te Taumata and he has the the EBVs to complete the package. Deluxe is a top indexing bull across all NZ market indexes.  He is in midst of his 4th breeding season here at Te Taumata.

International (except EU) qualified semen is available now.  Tested free from all genetic defects and is genetically tested homozygous polled.


EBVs and Pedigree

TE TAUMATA FOUNDATION 14684   

Foundation is currently our primary stud sire.  He has a tremendous amount of meat and muscle with impressive depth of body and spring of rib.  He is a NJW Hometown 10Y son out of a highly rated Te Taumata Avalanche daughter. Foundation has a very good set of EBVs and Market Index Values.  His first sons will be available for sale in 2018.  Genetically tested homozygous polled (PP 98%).

Foundation was selected for the 2016 Beef and Lamb NZ Genetics National Progeny test.

Pictured at 2.5 years old


EBVs and Pedigree

TE TAUMATA EXCALIBUR 13599   

Excalibur is a stout, easy fleshing bull with a great depth of flank.  He is sired by NJW Duration 136X and out of a consistent Te Taumata Superstar cow.  His dam 987 is an efficient, productive proved year after year that she can wean a top-quality, heavy weight calf.  Excalibur's first calves are impressive and will be at the top-end of our bull sale line-up in 2018.  We have retained two sons

Pictured at 20 months old


EBVs and Pedigree

NJW 73S W18 HOMETOWN 10Y (IMP USA) (ET)   

10Y is square hipped, big topped and upstanding.  He's out of one of NJW's top cows for maternal power and is an 11 EPD trait leader in North America.  10Y's first Te Taumata calves arrived in 2014 and exhibit his length, shape and substance.  Our 10Y daughters are fantastic mothers with beautiful udders.  Our 10Y sons sold extremely well in the 2016 & 2017 sale season.  10Y son, Te Taumata Gran Torino sold for $28,000 in our 2017 Annual Bull Sale.  Te Taumata is the only breeder in NZ to use this highly regarded sire.


EBVs and Pedigree

TE TAUMATA FORCE 14683   

Force is a smooth, deep bodied bull with a great set of EBVs and high index values.  He's a NJW Hometown 10Y son out of a consistent producing young cow.  Force sons will be available for sale in 2018

Pictured at 21 months old


EBVs and Pedigree

TE TAUMATA ECLIPSE 13604   

Eclipse is a NJW Duration son and a real standout in the paddock.  He's long and and thick across his top and very wide behind.  He's well balanced, athletic and has a real sire's outlook.  Eclipse has a good balanced set of EBVs and had very good carcase scanning results. His first calves arrive in August 2016.

Pictured at 20 months old


EBVs and Pedigree

NJW 12E 4037 DURATION 136X ET (IMP USA)(DLF,HYF,IEF)   

We purchased a half share in Duration after a trip to the US in 2010.  We selected him for his depth of rib and volume, predictable pedigree and the maternal strength of his dam Vaca 12E.  Duration has produced a good line of cattle here at Te Taumata and we look forward to his daughter's contribution to our herd.  Two sons are retained as herd sires.

Co-owned with Durbin Creek Ranch, Wyoming, USA.


EBVs and Pedigree

TE TAUMATA AVALANCHE 09203 dob: 08/07/2009   

Avalanche is a long bull with tremendous muscle shape and width down his top and when viewed from behind.  He is sired by growth rate trait leader GHC Volume and his Benchmark Dam, Lynda 49, produced 11 calves in her long career.  Avalanche is a trait leader for 200, 400 and 600 day growth and gestation length and is a high market indexing bull.  He ran with the cows for 5 breeding seasons here at Te Taumata.  His daughters in production show the maternal strength of their granddams.


EBVs and Pedigree

TE TAUMATA BANJO 10302   

Banjo is a WLB Global son out of a productive Te Taumata Superstar cow.  He's a powerfully made bull with a real sires outlook.  His sons were popular in our 2015 Annual Bull Sale.  Now owned by Leelands Herefords.


EBVs and Pedigree

TE TAUMATA SUPERSTAR dob: 01/08/2002   

Superstar produced a great line of cows here at Te Taumata that have proven themselves to be very productive mothers.  They rear heavy calves while maintaining their body condition on our low rainfall district.  Superstar is a genetic curve-bender.  He is one of the few growth rate trait leaders with figures in the top 1% of the Hereford breed with a  well-below breeed average birth weight EBV of 3.2 and a moderate mature cow size.

Superstar's dam Belle 123 is a Gold Benchmark Dam (8 progeny) and his sire's dam Belle 104 is a Silver Benchmark Dam (11 progeny).

Superstar is deceased. Pictured at 3.5 years


EBVs and Pedigree

 

JA & AR McWilliam,   Te Taumata,   150 Te Kopi Road,   RD4,   Masterton 5884,   Email: studstock@tetaumata.co.nz