About us

Achievements

  • 18.7u average
  • Wool cut 7.3kg average
  • Improved meat carcass confirmation
  • Stocked at 12 DSE/Ha
  • 25-year average weaning rates of 143% on ewes joined

Goals

Bundilla’s goals for the next ten years:

  • Maintain a Stud weaning rate of 143%
  • Maintain the 18.7 micron ewe fleece.
  • 0.5kg increase in GFW for stud ewes through staple length.
  • 10kg increase in body weights at 250 days of age.
  • Increased selection emphasis on carcass muscling traits
  • Increased selection for worm resistance.

Goals will be achieved by:

  • A complete tested pedigree of every ewe and ram on Bundilla
  • All Bundilla progeny have full pedigrees with extensive wool and carcass EBV’s to maximize selection accuracy
  • Extensive visual records both individual and progeny groups
  • Accelerated genetic gain by maintaining weaning rates at 143%

Benchmark Programs:

  • AMSEA (2003, 2005, 2008, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2016, 2017) Sire Evaluations
  • Wether trials – 2011, 2013, 2016 Peter Westblade Memorial Wether Trial.
  • Sheep genetics the Bundilla genetic database is one of the largest private sheep genetic databases in the world.
Bundilla Merino Rams