Newbold 140097 with buyer Brenton Lush

Adelaide Show Elite Ram Sale 2015

September 2015

Newbold 97-14 sold to Brenton Lush of the Fairview Hills stud, Inman Valley SA for $5000.

97 was a stand out ram at this year's Adelaide Show winning various ribbons including:

2015 Adelaide Show Interbreed Maternal Group Newbold

      • Interbreed Lamb Production Terminal Breeds Group (Maternal class)
  • 2nd Lamb Production Pair - Trade
  • 2nd Lambplan Ram

He will be a wonderful addition to the Fairview Hills sire group.

2015 Gawler Show Supreme Ram Newbold 564-14

2015 Gawler Show

August 2015

A great day out at the 2015 Gawler Show.

We took a team of Poll Dorsets, White Suffolks and Texels and were rewarded with Most Successful Exhibitor in all 3 breeds.

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2015 Newbold Poll Dorset Champions Tanunda Show

2015 Autumn Show Results

March 2015

Bill, Craig and Kate attended the 2015 Tanunda and Mt. Pleasant shows in March with great success.Newbold Poll Dorset 621/14

Newbold Poll Dorset ram 621/14 was awarded Champion Poll Dorset ram at both shows as well as bringing home the Supreme Champion ribbon from the Tanunda Show.

Newbold 621/14 (pictured right and above with Craig and judge Lachlan Hart, Glen Devon Stud) is a stand out in our 2014 drop rams. He is sired by exciting carcase sire, Ashbank

325/12. He has an outstanding hindquarter.

Newbold was also awarded Champion Poll Dorset Ewe.

Hillcroft Farms 756/13

Hillcroft Farms 756/13 – $10k

October 2014

Newbold is proud to be involved in the Meat Elite purchase of the top price ram at the Hillcroft Farms Poll Dorset Stud Dispaeral. HF756/13 is a structurally correct ram with excellent muscling and Lambplan figures (BWT 0.36, PWT 16.9, PEMD 3.6, C+ 223). See his full ASBVs here.

We are excited to include him in our breeding program for the 2015 drop and look forward to seeing how his progeny perform.

Hillcroft Farms 497-13

Hillcroft Farms Ram – $31k

October 2014

Hillcroft Farms 497/13

Newbold is proud to be involved in the Meat Elite purchase of Hillcroft Farms ram 497/13, purchased for the world record breaking price of  $31,000 at the 2014 Perth Royal Show.

HF 497/13 has an excellent carcase, is structurally correct and excellent Lambplan figures.

We are excited to include him in our breeding program for the 2015 drop and look forward to seeing how his progeny perform.

This story has been covered by many of the rural newspapers. Read the Rural Press report here.

 

Newbold On-Property Sale

2014 On-Property Sale

September 2014

Thank you to all who attended the 70th Annual Newbold On-Property Sale on Thursday 25th September.

A great day was had by all with 113 of the 140 sheep on offer going to new homes.

It was wonderful to see Newbold rams and ewes going to our regular clients as well as several new buyers.

We wish all buyers well with their purchases and look forward to doing it all again next year!

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Newbold 94/13

Australasian Dorset Championships 2014

September 2014

The 7th Annual Australasian Dorset Championships were held in Bendigo on September 13th - 15th.

Newbold ram 94/13 placed 4th in the Lambplan Performance Ram class. He was also awarded 2nd in the Poll Dorset Lambplan Ram class at the Royal Adelaide Show.

94/13 was sold to Bramwell Heazlewood of Melton Vale, TAS.

Newbold 685/13

Adelaide Show 2014

September 2014

Newbold enjoyed a successful showing at the 2014 Royal Adelaide Show bringing home a dozen ribbons including:

  • Reserve Champion Ewe  - Newbold 685/13, sired by Newbold 255/10, a national top sire for eating quality.
  • 3 firsts including Poll Dorset Lambplan Ewe and Texel Lambplan Production Pair
  • 2 seconds including Poll Dorset Lambplan Ram (Newbold 94/13 - SOLD to Melton Vale, TAS) and Poll Dorset Lambplan Production Pair - Trade.
  • 3 thirds including Interbreed Terminal Lamb Production Class
  • 5 fourths

It was wonderful to celebrate 60 years since the formation of the Australian Poll Dorset Association with Poll Dorset being the feature breed at this year's Adelaide Show. We are sure that W.J. Dawkins would be very proud of the progress that has been made since over the last 60 years.

Complete Adelaide Show results can be viewed here.

Newbold Gawler Show Champion Poll Dorset Ewe

Gawler Show 2014

August 2014

Newbold Studs enjoyed a successful day at the 2014 Gawler Show.

  • Champion Poll Dorset Ewe
  • Champion Texel Ram & Champion Texel Ewe
  • Champion White Suffolk Ram & Champion White Suffolk Ewe.

White Suffolk Ewe went on to win Supreme Champion Ewe.

Newbold image, Livestock Annual

Stock Journal Livestock Annual

August 2014

Newbold Studs have been featured in the Stock Journal 2014 Livestock Annual.

The Poll Dorset is the Feature Breed at the 2014 Royal Adelaide Show and as the birthplace of the Poll Dorset breed, we were selected to feature in an article about our involvement in the breed.

The Australian Poll Dorset Association is also celebrating it's 60th year having formed in 1954. Original Newbold stud-master W.J. Dawkins was the first registered Poll Dorset breeder in the world.

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