Semen Sires

Australia Wide Proven Sires

Semen from Willandra ‘The GP’ and Willandra ‘Desmond’ have had a large impact across the stud industry in Australia and beyond with over 3,500 doses of semen sold to all states and overseas. Progeny can be seen winning classes at all the leading interstate shows. Semen from the younger generations from these bloodlines are now available.

The GP’s Story

Desmond’s Story

The New Generations

New 2019 Drop Sires  $40/dose

Tag 190514 ‘Nugget’

Tag 190512



Proven Sires  $50/dose

Willandra White 13  2018 drop

Willandra 0-447 2018 drop x Wallaloo Park 422 and out of a ‘Desmond’ daughter. Sold privately at Hamilton Sheepvention for $51,000 to Clinton Blight, Seymour Park Merino Stud,WA and a group of semen partners. 0-447 was the ram in the winning 2019 National March Shorn Pair.


For WA and SA inquiries please contact Clinton Blight Ph 0427 566905

Willandra Impact 2017 drop


Willandra Desmond

Born25th April 2012
Desmond ID
ID: 6006102012120026
Semen available Australia and New Zealand

Willandra The GP
Willandra Stella (Supreme Exhibit Hay and Grand Champion Ewe Bendigo 2006)
Sired by Ashrose Blueprint Supreme Australian Ram Dubbo 2013 – Sired by Charinga Junior

50 or less doses   – $50


Up to 100 doses – $45

100 plus doses   – $40


Desmond Measurements 

19.0 2.7 14.2 99.8% 17.6

BWT 15th July 2013 115kg

DNA Results for Poll Status: PP

Foot Score for New Zealand: 1-2

Desmond Breeding and Show Results

Australian Champion Hogget Merino Ram

  • Hay Show (Contested by 43 rams from NSW, Victoria and South Australia)

Australian Merino All Purpose Hogget

  • Bendigo ASBA Sheep & Wool Show (Contested by 122 rams from across Australia)
  • Desmond was sold for $35,000 to Steve & Mary Satterthwaite, Muller Station Merino Stud, Marlborough, New Zealand
  • “Desmond ticks all of the boxes. His wool, conformation, topline and hindquarters are excellent” Steve Satterthwaite

Darren Tapper, Landmark Regional Manager- Wagga, Dianne Peters – Ballatherie, Ross Wells – Willandra and Geoff Peters – Ballatherie.

Willandra The GP

June 2010
Tag No
¾ Willandra Poll Blood ¼ One Oak Poll Blood
Semen now unavailable


50 or less doses   – $50

Up to 100 doses – $45

100 plus doses – $40

The GP Breeding and Show Results

Willandra dominated the March Shorn Poll classes at Bendigo ASBA 2013 Show with a whole team sired by ‘The GP’ winning;

  • Champion All Purpose Hogget
  • Champion March Shorn Pair
  • 2nd Lionel Weatherly Group (with a March Shorn Group)
  • 3rd Best Group of Three Merino Sheep (with a March Shorn Group)
  • Champion & Reserve Champion March Shorn Medium Wool Poll Rams
  • Champion March Shorn Fine Medium Wool Poll Ram
  • Champion Strong Wool Poll Ewe
  • Grand Champion March Shorn Ewe
  • Most Successful Exhibitor Medium Wool Section

Willandra The GP was purchased for $22,000 by The Ballatherie Stud, Hillston, at the Willandra Annual On-Property Sale, September 2011.

The GP Measurements September 2011

19.0 99.8% 109kg

The GP Measurements July 2012

18.6 99.5% 126kg


The Big Willandras


#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 moved to Jerilderie where they have proudly continued the tradition of breeding hardy, well-balanced fertile sheep carrying big fleeces of quality wool. Keeping abreast of current marketing and production trends and continuing to develop and improve the modern Willandra Merino bloodstock is of paramount importance.