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MT EARNSLAW STATION VISIT

20th Aug, 2017 9:32am

Neil recently visited Fossil Creek Angus clients, Cameron and Anita Craigie at Mt Earnslaw Station

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FOSSIL CREEK 'MANHATTAN' M6

20th Aug, 2017 9:32am

A stunning 2016 Fossil Creek Angus Bull Calf that is thriving alongside his peers under the wintering conditions at the hill block

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CASCADE STATION FEATURES ON COUNTRY CALENDAR

31st Jul, 2017 12:12am

A magnificent example of the stockmanship and dedication that it takes to run a low-input farming operation on the West Coast. One of the best ever Country Calendar episodes - Fossil Creek Angus are delighted to supply genetics to Cascade Station.

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THE PROFITABLE TRUTH IN BEEF BUYING

31st Jul, 2017 12:13am

Fossil Creek's Neil Sanderson continues the good fight to bring clarity to the world of beef buying. Focused on making sure that all breeding values lead to profitability, Neil's rationale makes for great reading and offers tangible benefits to looking a little closer at matching your requirements to what is being offered.

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BUYING BETTER BEEF!

5th Jul, 2017 2:01pm

We are fortunate to have Neil Sanderson in the Fossil Creek Team - a man that is passionate about not only making gains in the genetic progress of Fossil Creek, but making sure that the entire NZ Beef Industry stands up and makes itself count as making gains that lead directly to profit. If you want a straight answer on the way to do this (with no marketing ramble!) then Neil is your man.

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FOSSIL CREEK CHARITY AUCTION OF BULL

5th Jul, 2017 1:46pm

Lot 47 Makes $4,500 for the Otago Rescue Helicopter Trust!

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17TH ANNUAL FOSSIL CREEK BULL SALE!

2nd Jun, 2017 12:31pm

On Thursday 15th June 2017 at 2 pm we will be proud to offer you our 2017 R2 Bull line up

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FOSSIL CREEK ANGUS AUTUMN NEWSLETTER 2017

2nd Jun, 2017 12:27pm

Wow! What a season. The climate and industry returns align!

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FOSSIL CREEK ANGUS SUMMER NEWSLETTER 2016/17

2nd Jun, 2017 12:28pm

Onwards and upwards for the Beef Breeding industry! We look forward to the 2017 calf sales as the future looks very bright...

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FOSSIL CREEK LEADING EDGE FIELD DAY

17th May, 2017 9:36pm

Wednesday 10th May 2017 marked the date for the Fossil Creek Technical Field Day, hosted by the Sanderson family at the Bull selling complex at Ngapara. Attracting both commercial and stud beef breeders from as far afield as Taramoa and Owaka in the South, to Darfield in the North "Unlocking the Wealth of Knowledge" was the key - with highly renowned expert speakers, Sharl Liebergreen from Beef + Lamb Genetics and Dr Dave Robertson, Sheep and Beef Vet of the Year 2015....

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WORLD LEADING OVARY SCANS IN HEIFERS POTENTIAL GAME CHANGER

22nd Jan, 2017 9:24pm

Rob Tipa ('NZ Farmer) reports on a cow fertility trial being run by our very own Neil Sanderson that could give a huge boost to agricultural earnings. This article has been recently published in the "NZ Farmer" and on 'Stuff.co.nz'.

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2017 FOSSIL CREEK BULL SALE DATE

8th Nov, 2016 1:14pm

We are pleased to announce that we will be hosting our 17th Annual Fossil Creek Bull Sale on Thursday 15th June 2017

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MINISTER OF AGRICULTURE ON FARM VISIT

8th Nov, 2016 1:02pm

Newhaven hosts Minister Hon Nathan Guy

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FOSSIL CREEK FEATURE AT FIELD DAY

8th Nov, 2016 1:03pm

Neil and Rose Sanderson gave a compelling presentation at the genetics field day held at Blair and Jane Smith's 'Newhaven' property in May 2016. Guests were updated on the latest Fossil Creek Angus Stud developments and the impressive productivity that the breeding herd are demonstrating on the Newhaven hill block.

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2016 WINTER NEWSLETTER

10th Aug, 2016 9:25am

We would like to thank all purchasers and underbidders our Fossil Creek Bull Auction on June 16th. The sale was a reflection of the strong positivity in the New Zealand beef industry, and the full and active gallery reflected the enthusiasm our clients have for Fossil Creek genetics...

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NEWSLETTER 2016

10th Aug, 2016 9:25am

Our 2016 newsletter is now available.

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ANGUS SUPER BULL BENDS THE RULES

3rd Jun, 2015 12:17pm

Last years New Zealand top price Angus bull, Fossil Creek Hero H6 is proving to be a game changer. In the Beef industry, one of the holy grail’s of maternal efficiency is to have a sire that breeds daughters with medium or smaller frame size but leaves progeny with high carcase weight...

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NEWSLETTER 2015

3rd Jun, 2015 11:12am

Fossil Creek Angus Herd - On the move

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FLASH PRICE STRUCK FOR LIGHTNING - OTAGO DAILY TIMES

25th May, 2012 4:53am

Otago Daily Times news report on Fossil Creek's successful Beef Expo Sale. "Fossil Creek Angus sold Fossil Creek Lightning 2-10 - judged reserve champion Angus bull - to Tangihau Station, near Gisborne, for $24,000. They also sold bulls for $8500 and $8200"...

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FOSSIL CREEK ANGUS HOSTS SUCCESSFUL CLIENT FIELDAY

20th Apr, 2012 7:24am

In May 2011 Fossil Creek Angus played hosts to a very successful 'closer to your clients fielday' coordinated by the extension group from ABRI ( breedplan group) from Australia. Around 20 invited clients herd Andrew Byrne and Christian Duff present a very comprehensive rundown on all aspects of the Breedplan programme including EBV's and Index selections. The following is an article written by Otago Daily Times farming reporter, Sally Rae...

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