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Commercial sheep from Nerstane Merino Stud

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Nerstane Merino Stud  specialises in breeding commercial sheep. Nerstane Merino Stud commenced its operations in 1965. Sheep produced in this stud have been bred under commercial conditions and possess high growth rates. Nerstane Merino Stud houses about 2000 ewes and rams averaging from 300 to 400. These rams and ewes ensure to produce clean as well as quality wool.

Nerstane Merino Stud employs certain objectives for breeding programmes. These breeding programmes focus on various traits of the sheep including wool quantity, wool fineness, style, body size, worm resistance, fleece rot resistance, reproductive performance, conformation, softness and body type. Breeding programmes of Nerstane Merino Stud are conducted on the basis of accurate assessments. The rams and ewes of Nerstane Merino Stud have been bred by using artificial insemination as well as embryo transfer techniques. Nerstane Merino Stud ensures to carefully introduce the selected genetic material from outside bloodlines into the recipient.

Nerstane Merino Stud also offers the required technical assistance for the development of efficient breeding programmes to its clients. Nerstane Merino Stud is also a member of Australian Association of Stud Merino Breeders.

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