Border Leicester Stud Rams and Ewes for Sale

Long Body Stud Rams and Stud Ewes are available for private sale year round, and we pride ourselves on being able to select according to the buyers needs.

Welcome to Dunnield

Home of the Long Body Ram

Dunnield, owned by Peter and Fiona Howe, has been in the Howe family since 1896. The 2500 acre property is the home of the Dunnield Border Leicester Stud located Central Western NSW Australia. The Stud was established by Max and Jenni Howe in 1954, on Kelso bloodlines. Over our 65 years of operation, the Stud has won several hundred Championship prizes in both Central Western NSW Sheep Shows as well as Sydney Royal Easter Show.

Dunnield History

The Dunnield Stud was founded by Max Howe at Dunnield, Trangie NSW Australia in November 1954 with the purchase of 22 Rosewood ewes joined to a Kelso Ram with 14 lambs at foot. In January 1955 a ram was purchased from J H Papworth and Sons, Flock No Widgree3.38 (the sire of this ram was Kelso Z303 and the Dam Yarra No H514) plus 59 Invermay ewes purchased from A K Butter, Flock No 28.

Our History

Breeding Objectives

  • The longest bodied lambs in Australia
  • Style
  • High Fertility Rate
  • Good Confirmation
  • Excellent Bone Structure
  • Even Wool Density
  • Good Mothering Ability
  • Drought Tolerance
  • Longevity
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