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Wiltipoll sheep are a polled, large framed, lean and well-muscled cleanskin meat sheep developed in Australia in the early 1990s using Wiltshire Horn 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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