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2019 Elders Riverina Ewe of the Year

Willandra ‘Estelle’ – winner of the 2019 Elders Riverina Ewe of the Year.
‘Estelle’ is by Wallaloo Park 422 out of a ‘Desmond’ Ewe

Ram sold for $51,000

WIL O-447, by Wallaloo Park 422 and out of a ‘Desmond’ daughter, has been sold privately at Hamilton Sheepvention to Clinton Blight, Seymour Park Merino Stud, WA. and a group of semen partners. The semen partners are Meadow View Poll… Continue reading

A Great 2019 Bendigo Result

The 2019 Australian Sheep Breeders Assoc Sheep & Wool Show results were some of the best ever recorded by the stud – most notably winning

  • Champion National March Shorn Pair
  • Champion March Shorn Ewe
  • Grand Champion Strong Wool Ewe
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Peter Jeffs Retiring

The Shows won’t be the same without Peter

Peter Jeffs and his wife Robyn are retiring to a block they have purchased in the picturesque King Valley. Peter’s professional experience has been invaluable to the stud in recent years. His… Continue reading

Hay Sheep Show 2019

Willandra had a successful day out to begin our 2019 show season. We came home with the Champion March Shorn Ewe and the NSW winner of the Australian Hogget Ram sponsored by Mark Bazley Riverina Wool.

 

 

 

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Deniliquin Success

Unfortunately for sheep showing Willandra’s annual shearing coincided and due to time constraints we took no sheep. But our eager woolclasser persuaded Ross to send some fleeces and we were awarded 5 major trophies taking the Champion Fleece of Show,… Continue reading

A Successful Showing in Dubbo

Willandra took 9 sheep to the Rabobank National Merino Sheep Show in Dubbo and they all won ribbons leading to being most successful Poll Merino Exhibitor.

The highlight being winning Grand Champion March Shorn Poll Ram and Grand Champion… Continue reading

2018 Ram Sale Catalogue

Willandra catalogue 2018

please note: the catalogue has been updated (14/09/2018)

BWT, EMD and Fat are now available and will also be provided on the pen cards.

Scanning done by Chris Parker, Summit Park Enterprises, Hamilton.

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A Long Tradition - A Modern Success

ABOUT WILLANDRA

#Image Willandra is a family owned business with a long history of success. The original Willandra Merino Stud was established west of Hillston, NSW, in 1886 and was based on Wanganella F. No. 83 and Tasmanian bloodlines believed to be from Belle Vue.

In 1974, the Willandra Stud was purchased by the Wells family and they have proudly continued the tradition of breeding hardy, well-balanced fertile sheep carrying big fleeces of quality wool for more than four decades. Keeping abreast of current marketing and production trends and continuing to develop and improve the modern Willandra Merino bloodstock is of paramount importance.