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Calves by N52

Calves by N52

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Client Testimonial
Client Testimonial

Client Testimonial

DAZ N52 purchased by Greg Bailey at Mountain Top, Dorrigo in June 2019. This bull, N52 is by the Farrer Sire we owned NFSK60 (a son of Carabar Docklands D62). Greg commented that the calves by this bull were the best Angus calves he had produced. ,,
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P and Q Heifers to be offered for sale.
Stud Cows and Heifer Sales Stud News

P and Q Heifers to be offered for sale.

10 older P heifers as well as 10 Q heifers will be offered for sale after preg-testing mid January. 6 of these heifers are by our Docklands Sire, 1 x Patriot, 1 x Traction, 1 x DAZK7 & 1 x Legacy. All our 'P' & 'Q' Stud heifers that are surplus to our requirements have been forward sold for delivery afrter preg-testing at the end of February
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Our New Stud Sire – Q192
Stud News

Our New Stud Sire – Q192

Our new Stud Sire , Q192, born 5.1.19 weighed 806 kgs when joined to 20 heifers on 6.10.20. He is also now running with the 28 heifers that have been A.I.'d.
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Bull Sales Stud News

Q Bulls Supplementary Page

Q Bulls Weights and growth information. Download printable PDF here  
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Our Stud Sires

Farrer NFS M17 was purchased by Tandara Angus at the Farrer 2018 on-property Sale in June.
He is by Te Mania Hosken H681 out of a Bartel E7 daughter.
M17 was used on our heifers after their AI program but also had to back up on cows when our Docklands bull injured his hip in late November 2018.

M17 is 5.1 for birthweight with growth of +55+99+139.

Mature cow weight of 110
+22 for milk +2.5 scrotal + 7.8 EMA & +2 IMF.

His first calves were born September – October 2019


In June 2016 Tandara Angus Stud purchased the top priced bull, NFS K60 at the Farrer Angus On-Property Sale.
This sire is by Carabar Docklands D62 and out of a Te Mania Berkley x Farrer Expensive female.
K60 grew into a large framed heavily muscled bull with excellent feet.
His birthweight is 6.7 with growth of +61 +110 +156, mature cow weight +137. Scrotal 2.8, EMA 6.3 IMF 2 & +20 for milk.
His progeny have been outstanding with both females & bulls.
His bulls were well sought after at last year’s sale and there will be 5 bulls by K60 in the sale this year.
K60 and his progeny have outstanding temperament.

About Tandara

Tandara has traded in stud animals since 1992, we were originally located on the Breeza Plain and specialised in Tandara White Suffolks. We started breeding Angus Bulls at the same time and have worked hard on the genetics of both breeds ever since.

Our White Suffolk stud was instrumental in improving the quality of fat lamb production as many Australian farmers moved from Wool focussed production to fat lamb production. White suffolks are now established as a very popular choice for sheep meat production, and many flocks trace their genetics back to Tandara.

With our move to Dorrigo in 2010 our focus moved more exclusively to the Angus Stud side of our enterprise, not least becasue the country their is best suited to Cattle rather than sheep. Through the challenges of Drought and Fire we have been able to preserve the best of our herds genetics as well as maintain excellent genetics from external AI. Now, despite the challenges of Covid 19 we are ready to thrive, and help your enterprise thrive through better genetics and our long experience in providing stud bulls and cows that can provide the cornerstone of your herd as you also recover from the drought.

Whilst the restrictions due to Covid 19 remain in place we hope to make our new refurbished website a useful point for you to throroughly research your purchase. We will advise you as to the exact rules for inspections, delivery and pickups at the time as the rules are currently in a state of flux.

Best Regards

Godfrey and Irene Darling 

About Dorrigo

Dorrigo on the Northern Tablelands of NSW enjoys excellent rainfall most of the time, and has some rich agricultural land as well as spectacular scenery. 

For history and more see:
Dorrigo Tourist Centre

Bulls from our January 2020 Sale - thankfully the drought is over now

Angus Cattle Facts

Angus Cattle, as the name suggests, were developed in Scotland from stock known by that name that has been recorded since the 1600’s .

In the 1820’s , William McCombie of Tillyfour began the program of improvement and selective breeding that has led to the modern breed. he did so without sacrificing some of the characteristics of the Scottish breed such as their hardiness.

The breed was brought to Australia very early, with Angus cattle appearing in Tasmania in the 1820’s, and the southern mainland in in the 1840’s.

62,000 Angus Calves were registereed in 2010. Angus are also a very popular breed for composite herds.