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The Victorian South Suffolk Society outlines the history of South Suffolk studs in Australia

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The Victorian South Suffolk Society  outlines a brief history of South Suffolk sheep in Victoria. The sheep are cross varieties between the Suffolk and the Southdown breeds and were first imported to Australia in 1946. Since then, many studs have bred them. These sheep belong to the heavy meat sheep breed and are famous for their fine, short wool. Victorian studs such as Nindethana stud, Willow Drive stud and Mooralea stud are running the South Suffolk breed.

Nindethana South Suffolk Stud was founded in 1984 with 10 Tranquility stud ewes and Teddywady stud rams. Later, rams from Willow Drive and Billabong have also been used. Presently the stud is using its own rams over its flock. Rams and ewes from Nindethana have participated in many shows.

Willow Drive South Suffolk Stud is located in Derrinallum, Victoria, and it is managed by Barry and Jill Shalders and Grant and Suzanne Holmes. Stud sheep from Willow Drive have been the winners of many competitions. Shows won by sheep from Willow Drive include the Royal Melbourne Show 2006 and 2005, Ballart Spring Show 2004, and 2006 Hamilton Sheepvention.

Mooralea South Suffolk Stud is located near Macarthur. Established in 1987, the Mooralea stud is managed by Noel and Pam Price. The flock in this stud is sired by ram from Willow Drive stud. Mooralea, Willow Drive and Nindethana studs offer flock ram as well as stud rams and ewes for sale.

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