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PENDARRA WHITE SUFFOLK STUD and PERFORMANCE plus GENETICS.

We will frequently use this page as a notice board to let you know what is happening within our stud and allow new visitors to our site to see some of the highlights over the past few years.

2001                 2002                   2004                 2005              2006            2007             2008

Highlights 2003

MEET "JACK"

Every now and then a new lamb catches your eye and you see something special. "Jack" was such a lamb when born 4th August. Since then he has out-grown his mates in the paddock to be over 25kgs heavier than average (for that group) and 15 kgs above the the next heaviest lamb. Spot checks on his weights have recorded him at weight gains of close to 780gms/day.

 

Born 4/8/03 as a single (estimate 5.5-6 kgs)
weighed 21/9    35.91 kgs
weighed 30/9    42.9 kgs
                                              growth 778gms/day - before weaning
changed paddock and weaned
weighed 11/10  46.36kgs
                                              growth 309gms/day
weighed 25/10 57.27kgs

                                              growth 777gms/day - post weaning

     

            FROM THIS @ 3 WEEKS ................................TO THIS @ 13 WEEKS

We will be keeping an eye on this young ram that has performed exceptionally well under paddock conditions. He has tremendous length, bone and muscle along with great style and type and is very correct. He is sired by Leahcim LAM 006/01

 

SYDNEY ROYAL
The ongoing drought made it difficult for us to prepare sheep for the early shows. Despite not taking sheep to Sydney Royal, we had indirect success with 2 sons of Pendarra 1046/00 winning the pair of rams class with one of these awarded Reserve Champion Ram Sydney Royal 2003. This ram was bred and exibited by Brian and Rhonda Fischer, "Ashmore" stud. As a selection for the National Flock Improvement Program, Pendarra 1046/00 was used successfully used in a number of studs and many of his progeny were either retained in stud or headed the list of rams available for sale on property.


 

DUBBO 2003

Managed to put together a team for Dubbo despite the drought.  Had a successful show and included  in this team was Pendarra 2148/02 who won the young ram class and Pendarra 1902/02 who was placed 4th in a large shorn class. Both rams will be retained in stud.

        
           PENDARRA 2148/02                                          PENDARRA 1902/02

1.00 O'CLOCK SUCCESS 

Penrise 1/00 has sired plenty of lambs over the past 12 months and has produced some outstanding progeny. The best of these have achieved success with Champion Ewe 2003 National White Suffolk Field Day ("Kurraview"), Champion Ewe and Supreme White Suffolk 2003 Dubbo Show ("Gaerloch") and winner group 1 Ram & 2 Ewes at Dubbo 2003 ("Wanden"). Ewe from Dubbo went on to win her class at Adelaide Royal 2003.

                  

                      SUPREME WHITE SUFFOLK EWE DUBBO 2003

                                             Sired by Penrise 1/00

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