Pioneer breeders delivered big Poll Dorset success

Vernon Graham
June 25 2020 - 8:00am
FOUNDING FATHER: Williams Dawkins, Newbold stud, Gawler River, SA, with a champion Poll Dorset ram at the Sydney Show in 1963.
FOUNDING FATHER: Williams Dawkins, Newbold stud, Gawler River, SA, with a champion Poll Dorset ram at the Sydney Show in 1963.

The Poll Dorsets breed was pioneered by three remarkable breeders in three different states - William Dawkins, South Australia, Lyell Stuart, Tasmania, and Rex Wilson, NSW.

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Vernon Graham

Vernon Graham

National machinery and property writer

Former editor of The Land, former Fairfax Media Agricultural Editor

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