Welcome to Meadowslea

We are breeders of the famous Meadowslea Angus & Romney, based in Fairlie Canterbury.

The Meadowslea Romney Stud was founded in 1929 by the Giddings family in Fairlie.

Today over 90 years later it is run by David Giddings and comprises of 2000 ewes run on tussock country to 2000 feet, while the ram hoggets are still wintered and sold on the original Meadowslea property 5 km west of Fairlie.

Meadowslea Angus Stud was founded in 1985 with the purchase of Capital Stock Heifers from Turihaua Station in Gisbourne, specialising in breeding bulls for South Island hill and high country conditions.

The herd comprises over 400 cows run on tussock country west of Fairlie at an altitude of 1500 to 2000 feet.                      Sale Bulls are entirely grass fed, with Kale and silage to finish them prior to sale. No grain or protein supplements.

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