Wiltipolls on Kars Station

1993
Wiltshire Horns were introduced onto Kars, 60,000 ha between Broken Hill and Menindee, NSW.  A back-crossing program began, joining Wiltshire Horn rams to 1200 Poll Merino ewes. Crossbred ewes have been retained through 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th cross.

2001
The registered flock was moved to Strathalbyn SA.

2006
The Kars flock of wool-shedding ewes reached 3,500 and the remaining Merino flock was sold off.

2008
Number of wool-shedding ewes reached 6,000 plus.

2011
2000 breeding ewes & 250 rams sold. An inaugural Field Day held at Kars Station.

2012
2000 breeding ewes & 250 rams available
for sale each year.

2013
4000 plus breeding ewes sold - record number

 

 

 

 

 

 

 













                                             Commercial numbers of ewes available

 

Wiltipolls at Strathalbyn SA

Our flock of 300 registered Wiltipoll ewes is run on 500 acres at Martindale, Strathalbyn on the Fleurieu Peninsular SA. Rainfall  - 550 ml (22 inches)

 















We have been running our ewes with tails left on since 1998.

  

Our Enterprise

  • Only complete-shedding rams are used in registered and unregistered flocks.
  • Sheep are bred at Broken Hill and Strathalbyn properties.
  • Clients receive individual attention and time for correct selection of stock.
  • Transport arranged for interstate clients.

 

 

 

 

 

Privacy Policies for Kars Pastoral Company

 

Annie Hughes
Martindale
1059 Paris Creek Rd
Strathalbyn SA 5255
P: 08 8536 2890
E: wiltipoll@bigpond.com 

 

Fred Hughes M: 0428 899 036
E: karsstation@bigpond.com 
or
Brendan Cullen
Manager Kars Station
Broken Hill NSW 2880
Ph: 08 8091 9404

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