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Leachman Cattle of Colorado is excited to offer genetic predictions on the Kakahu Angus herd.  As customers of Kakahu, you are tapping into one of the largest and most accurate multi-breed databases for temperate region cattle in the world. The Leachman analysis...

NZ BEEF NEEDS TO BE COMPETITIVE IN THE USA MARKET

Words by Neil Grant. In the early 1990s Gerald Hargreaves from Kakahu Stud went to the United States, and came back inspired to use US Angus genetics to improve his bloodlines. Gerald’s father, Kenneth, started the stud on the family farm in 1954. Gerald and his wife...

KAKAHU EXPANDS INTO DAIRY WITH ANGUS EMBRYO’S

Geraldine based Kakahu has expanded into the dairy industry with the purchase of a dairy farm located next door. The 185ha unit milking 400 cows will complement the 1200ha drystock farm, which includes Angus and Charolais studs. “We wanted to expand to have more...

FOCUS ON INTERNATIONAL GENETICS

Article from Central Rural Life. May 22nd, 2019 A South Canterbury Angus stud that has gone international to achieve top genetics is offering 106 bulls for sale on June 17. Kakahu Angus has earned its reputation as one of New Zealand’s finest breeders of Angus cattle....

SMART MANAGEMENT DRIVES GROWTH

Article published in BusinessRural. by Kim Newth Five years after George and Caroline Ritchie took the plunge to leave the city behind and go cattle farming, the entrepreneurial couple are flourishing and have added dairy to their breeding and finishing operation....