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.
Karrawarra has been developing an industry leading sheep stud utilising the Highlander and Focus-Prime breeds.
Five years ago Tom and Marcus Hooke took over the East Loddon Merino stud from their parents and stud founders Bill and Diane Hooke.