Frank Kaveney's Tallawong Merinos and Poll Merinos stud has a sharp, commercial focus married with a passion for breeding great wool.
BASED at Woolumbool, north of Lucindale in SA's south east, Phil Clothier has been breeding Poll Dorsets since 1975 and White Suffolks since 1987, saying he had always aimed to breed rams which performed in the paddock, not just in a showring.
Keith Poll Merino stud breeders Stephen and Peta Kellock are going to great lengths to breed sheep with a balance of wool and meat traits that suit a wide range of environments. Their success in benchmarking trials is proof it is working.
A decision to shift the focus of their breeding objectives at "Rosedale" pays dividends for Trevor and Alan Rissmann.
White Suffolk rams can increase weight gain, improve lambing percentages and improve carcase quality.
Tasmanian stud Trefusis Merinos has had a shift in breeding goals, focusing on producing a dual-purpose Merino.