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Karori

Rob & Katrina Blomfield
Horned 4773
Karori
Walcha NSW 2354
Australia
35Km north/east of Walcha on Table Top Rd.
(04) 6777 9189
Katrina Blomfield
Undulating to hilly pasture improved trap soil
900mm
Karori
600 stud ewes 2000 flock ewes
16.5
Achievements
 
  • K325 ( 020325) is the Top Sire for combined Visual & Measured traits in both 2007 and 2008 for 2006 drop New England Sire Evaluation.
  • Impact Sire 060729- An Elite Sire on 7% Dual Purpose Index with Sheep Genetics Australia. K729 is a trait leader for Eye Muscle Depth (Top 5%) and Fertility (Top 4%). He is also in the top 15% for Yearling Body Weight, in the top 20% for FD and in the top 20% for YWEC (Worm Resistance)
  • Excellent ASBVs for Eye Muscle Depth (EMD). Karori is performing well above the National Average for Eye Muscle
  • Excellent ASBVs for Staple Strength. 47% of the price received for your wool is now based on staple strength
  • Excellent FDCVs which are 1.0-1.5 below the National Average. Karori consistently has excellent CVs in long wool (as against good CVs in short wool which is much easier to achieve)
  • 1.5u to 2.0u below national average for Fibre Diameter with some rams in top 1% for fineness
  • One of the leading studs in Australia for worm resistance.  Karori has a flock average ASBV (Australian Sheep Breeding Value) for YWEC of -31. Karori has been breeding for worm resistance for 12 years
  • Above average for 14% +BWT (Body Weight) index in Australian Sheep Genetics (SGA) database
Features
  • "A young progressive and dynamic stud producing exceptionally soft, low micron, quality wools"
  • "Sheep bred in the paddock for the paddock so will perform under normal commercial conditions. Emphasis is on profitability by breeding sheep with: "
  • Excellent plain bodies. Karori has ceased mulesing in a challenging climate.
  • Exceptional softness
  • High fleece values
  • Deep,well-defined crimp
  • Pronounced white lustre
  • Excellent staple length
  • Frame & constitution
  • Worm resistance
Sales
 
Location: "Karori" Walcha NSW 2354
Time: Starts 1PM Saturday 30th January 2016
Offered: approx 60 rams at auction + 40 private sale rams
Approximately 55-65 Superfine horned and semi-poll rams will be offered for sale on 30th January 2016. These rams display exceptional quality wools with unique softness & brightness, are plain bodied and have a great constitution