Karori






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Principals
Rob & Katrina Blomfield

Flock
Horned 4773

Address
Karori
Walcha NSW 2354
Australia

Directions
35Km north/east of Walcha on Table Top Rd.

Phone
(04) 6777 9189

E-Mail

Classer
Katrina Blomfield

OJD Status
MN3

Land Type
Undulating to hilly pasture improved trap soil

Rainfall
900mm

Bloodline
Karori

No. of Ewes
600 stud ewes 2000 flock ewes

Adult Average
16.5

Hogget Average
15.0





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

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