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The Wiltipoll Breed 

Wiltipoll sheep are a polled large framed lean and well-muscled cleanskin meat sheep developed in Australia in the early 1990s using reliable wool shedding and polled genetics.  The Wiltipoll breed has a fleece similar to other short wool meat breeds that fully sheds in spring. Key characteristics of the Wiltipoll that make it a first choice for purchasers looking for an easy care large meat sheep are:

 

  • An established breed with reliable meat sheep performance.

  • Complete wool shedding.

  • Strong maternal instincts and high lambing percentages.

  • Wiltipoll ewes are seasonal breeders which allows rams to run with ewes at other times.

  • High growth rates for lambs including multiple births.

  • Calm, intelligent disposition and easy to muster.

  • Easy to retain with basic sheep fences.

  • Rams are virile, alert and active performers.

  • Hardy sheep that thrive in a wide range of Australian climates.

  • Excellent feet suitable for all paddock conditions.

  • Fully polled (no horns).

  • Suitable for organic style operations.

 

     

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Breed Contact

Julie Huie

Secretary WSBA

Phone: 0488 188 772 

Email: juliehuie60@gmail.com