Balmoral

The Merino Lifetime Productivity Project

Balmoral

The Balmoral Sire Evaluation Group commenced sire evaluation trials in 1998 with the Committee now including over 20 members including stud breeders, service providers and commercial producers. The group aims to evaluate and promote leading sires suited to fine wool production in Western Victoria by informing participants, their clients and interested woolgrowers about the events surrounding the trials. A regular newsletter is produced, along with attendance at regional sheep and wool shows by the Balmoral Sire Evaluation Group.

Balmoral is one of five Merino Lifetime Productivity Project (MLP)  sites that are evaluating lifetime productivity of Merino ewes from different genetic sources.

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Location

Evaluations have been held on privately owned host properties around the Balmoral district progressing to a new property generally every two years. Host properties run Merino fine wool ewes with genetics suitable for the district’s environment.

Breeding Objective

The goal is to select sheep that are productive and well grown, with sound conformation and carrying heavy fine wool fleeces of good character, colour and nourishment suitable for the western Victorian environment.

Site Contacts

Mark Bunge
Site Chairman
Tom Silcock
Site Manager/AMSEA Representative
Liz Mechim
Site Secretary

Site Reports

Evaluation Sires

  • Anderson Poll, 150266
  • Challara Poll, 150245
  • Ejanding Poll, 155906
  • Glen Donald Poll, 150091
  • Glen Holme, 151450
  • Hannaton Poll, 130015
  • Karabein Poll, 150357
  • Kerin Poll, 160137
  • Kooringal, 150026
  • Kurra-Wirra, 160029
  • Merinotech WA Poll, 155477
  • Nerstane, 150226
  • The Mountain Dam, 14/RG076
  • Tuckwood Poll, 131026*
  • Turkey Lane, 150071
  • Turkey Lane, 150077
  • Wallaloo Park Poll, 161514
  • Woodside Moutajup, 110149
  • Woolaroo, Sydney Uni 50yo ram semen
  • Yiddinga, 160132
  • Anderson Poll, 120096*
  • Centre Plus Poll, 407445
  • Connewarran, 015024
  • Hazeldean, 12.4030*
  • Kerin Poll, 151911*
  • Kurra-Wirra, 150583
  • Lachlan Merinos, 150280
  • Merinotech WA Poll, 122041
  • Moorundie Poll, (NE73) 150073*
  • Mumblebone, 130850*
  • Mumblebone, 151723
  • Nerstane, 140053
  • Ridgway Poll, 140721*
  • The Mountain Dam, WYA037
  • Tuckwood Poll, 131026*
  • Tuckwood Poll, 141025
  • Turkey Lane, 150077
  • Wallaloo Park Poll, 140261
  • Woodyarrup, 140149
  • Yiddinga, 154995
  • Centre Plus Poll, 707115
  • Glen Holme, 141077
  • GRASS (R4), 142194
  • Greendale, 120012*
  • Greenfields Poll, 140345*
  • Greenland, 2.366
  • Hannaton Poll, 120046
  • Hazeldean (Hugh), 113542*
  • Kiandra Poll, 140757
  • Kooringal, 130519
  • Kurra-Wirra, SB5585
  • Leahcim Poll, 090918*
  • Melrose, 12UGB060
  • Mumblebone, 130389*
  • Mumblebone, 140026
  • Nerstane, 100919*
  • One Oak No.2, R56*
  • Stockman Poll (Stilts), 090853*
  • Terrick West Poll, 122220
  • The Mountain Dam, 11/ESA004*
  • Trefusis, 110482*
  • Tuckwood Poll, 131026
  • Wallaloo Park Poll, 120912
  • Woodyarrup, 120175*
  • Yiddinga, 141989
  • Billandri Poll, 130087
  • Bogo, 111424
  • Bundaleer Poll, 13V741
  • Bundilla, 111265
  • Centre Plus Poll, 207316
  • Darriwell, 130941
  • Glenpaen, 120042
  • Greenfields Poll, 130599
  • Hazeldean, 11.43
  • Kurra-Wirra, SR 5681
  • Leahcim Poll, 090918
  • Leahcim Poll, 123153
  • Merinotech WA Poll, 100081
  • Mokanger, 120092
  • Moojepin, 100248
  • Mumblebone, 130389
  • Mumblebone, 130850
  • Nareeb Nareeb, 130380
  • Nerstane, 130467
  • One Oak No 2, R56
  • Roseville Park, 140019
  • The Mountain Dam, 11/ESA004
  • Tuckwood Poll, 121021
  • Yalgoo, 120043
  • Yiddinga, 130374