Perendales -
Perendale "The breed that Performs in all Conditions"
Dual Purpose (meat - wool)     Easy Care (nil drench - black feet)

Angela & Peter Fraser
PO Box 5182,
Warrnambool Vic 3280
Phone 613 5562 7631,
Mobile 0439 712 482

Breed Objectives

Our principal objective is to create awareness and then to invest in Perendale ‘dual purpose’ sheep as a practical alternative to farmers looking to have ‘dual income’ from the flock they wish to run alongside other ‘on farm’ activities.

To help with this we are committed to producing the best genetically based Perendale flocks we can with the emphasis on retaining all of the attributes that Perendales have become well known for.

Both “Summit Park” and "Lieton Park" Perendales are bred for Australian conditions where the seasons can vary but are predominately dry and feed can be poor and stemmy.

Our Stud and Commercial flocks are ‘objectively selected’ as well as the Stud ewes being AI’d with semen from New Zealand to keep up the genetic improvements in both body structure, lamb type and wool.

Perendale sheep are well known for their worm resistance and NZ genetics will continue to improve our current flock which at present is drenched only once at eight months followed by two mineral drenches per year for the life of the sheep.

Our aim with the wool we produce is to secure direct access to end markets looking for light weight bulky yarns and to do this we are selecting with rams and ewes the hogget type wool* to match that market so opening it up for other Perendale breeders as well.

Finally we are committed to offering the true ‘easy care’ sheep that will provide both meat and wool as envisaged by the late Professor Sir Geoffrey Peren at Massey University from where the breed was developed.

* Refer Wool Characteristics.

Andrew Liesfield
Lieton Park Partnership
511 Edgarly Estate Rd., Willaura Vic. 3379
Phone/Fax 613 5354 1338, Mobile 0428 341 590

Mark Heald & Nola Hodge
Shady View
143 Plummers Hill Road, Woodford Vic. 3281
Phone 613 5562 9093, Fax 613 5562 2239, Mobile 0438 626 768

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