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DETPA GROVE WHITE SUFFOLK

Founded in 1981 in the Western Victorian plains of the Wimmera, Detpa Grove White Suffolk Stud is well-renowned in the industry for producing world class, record breaking & superior White Suffolk sheep whose genetic depth is unsurpassed & built on science.

The stud is laser-focused on continually improving the performance & productivity on sound structured sheep to provide high quality flock rams to prime lamb producers, & exceptional breeding stock to stud breeders.

TUESDAY 11 APRIL 2022

BI-ANNUAL MATED EWE SALE

AN OUTSTANDING LINEUP OF DIVERSE GENETICS.

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Inspect from 11am | Auction live from 1pm.

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DESIGNER GENETICS

All sheep at Detpa Grove are individually bred; incorporating performance evaluation(Lambplan), DNA analysis & the myriad of other traits through our unique computer procedures that culminate in the annual mating schedule & backup options for every ewe.

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SCIENCE BASED GENETICS

IMPECCABLY BRED SHEEP

Great breeding is about ticking as many boxes simultaneously as possible.

Our laser focus on key traits & attributes  – structural excellence, genetic stability, high commercial performance, eating qualities – plus stringent breed type & standards, freedom from disease, sound vaccination & management programs are at the core of our minimum breeding standards.

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Breeding balance at Detpa Grove

Well balanced, impeccably bred sheep. That’s the focus at Detpa Grove White Suffolk where preparations are well underway for the stud’s 34th annual spring on-property sale on Thursday 13 October.

One highlight of the upcoming sale with 250 Lots on offer, include a ram who epitomises early growth.  Weaning at 76kg (3 ½ months), the ram will feature in the Jeparit based stud auction and is expected to garner attention from the prime lamb industry for his data.

Depta Grove demand comes from five states.

*Total clearance of 28 stud rams sold to $24,000, av $8357 *149 of 152 flock rams sold to $2800 (three times), av $1972 *71 of 74 stud ewes sold to $3400, av $1169

Drive for feed efficiency yields White Suffolk ewe record.

A DRIVE for lamb feed efficiency and doability, and meeting the market, has produced a new Australian record price for a White Suffolk ewe. New South Wales WS breeder Murray Long paid a record $6500 for a ewe ranked highly for her carcase attributes at the Detpa Grove 11th annual mated ewe sale at Jeparit