Stanley Vale Merino Stud - News & Views

Young Sires Looking for Luuuuurve…..

​Unfortunately none of the Stanley Vale Ram team were successful in their applications for Bachelor in Paradise so Stanley Vale currently has limited 2 tooth rams available for sale. ​Average micron of the 2016 ram drop was 16um with an average greasy fleece weight of 3.2 kg when shorn at 10 months of age. All sale rams have individual fleece meas...
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It never rains but it pours: 2018 New England Field Day Report

Weaning at Stanley Vale, Jan 2018. Before 50mls of rain fell
It never rains but it pours..... by Author At least that's how it felt (both literally & figuratively) when the New England Merino Field Days rolled around again on 12th and 13th January. In the week leading up to field days not only were we busy weaning at Stanley Vale but we also had (a very welcome) 50mls of rain fall during prepara...
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Stanley Vale Xmas Gift Guide

Stanley Vale Xmas Gift Guide
​ With Christmas around the corner we have compiled a handy Xmas gift guide for those hard to buy for friends and family. The Fashionista​ What could possibly appeal to the fashionista more than the opportunity to oversee the design of their own outfit from farm to fabric to fashion? To bring this dream to life a Stanley Vale ram is the perfect Xma...
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Happy 93rd Birthday Kevin.

Happy 93rd Birthday Kevin.
Nothing, not even Thursday being his 93rd birthday, was going to stop Kevin Bower from being in the shed while the weaners were being shorn this week. Tim, Kevin's son, has been known to say: "Dad's never retired, just slowed down a little" From a young age Kevin worked along side his father, Fred, brothers Frank & Jack and ...
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Stanley Vale 2017 Main Shearing

Stanley Vale 2017 Main Shearing
The main shearing at Stanley Vale is always a busy couple of weeks. It's also a very rewarding time as well. Watching the wool come of the sheep and the shed beginning to fill with pressed wool bales represents the fruits of a year's worth of planning, management and caring for our sheep. Shearing is also a great opportunity to look at how the gene...
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