Our Properties

HIGH RAINFALL ZONE OPERATION

"Kadlunga," Mintaro, SA

The Kadlunga property is located near Mintaro, with an average rainfall of 600mm.  This is run as a self replacing Merino operation, allowing us to test and prove our genetics in high rainfall country.

  • 6000 breeding ewes
  • 6.5kg fleece weights
  • 19 micron
  • 70 kg mature ewe body weight
  • Surplus young ewes and CFA ewes sold to higher rainfall zones in SA, VIC, NSW for first cross lamb production

STUD FLOCK

Collinsville Sale Complex, Hallett, SA

The Collinsville Stud Flock is located at Hallett with 400mm average rainfall. We do not pre-treat our ewes with click or vetrazin for fly protection.

  • 7000 breeding ewes
  • 8.5 kg fleece weight
  • 20.5 micron
  • 80 kg mature ewe body weight
  • 7700 lambs weaned 110% from ewes joined.
  • Surplus ewe lambs sold for $330/head (11 months) in 2020 for Australia record at the time.

PASTORAL OPERATION

Collinsville Station

Based at Collinsville Station, 30 kms east of Hallett in 280mm saltbush country. This is run as a pastoral operation with no hand feeding. We do not pre-treat our ewes with click or vetrazin for fly protection.

  • 7000 breeding ewes
  • 7.5 kg fleece weights
  • 20 micron
  • 70 kg mature ewe body weight
  • Early maturing wether lambs sold at 5 months old
  • Surplus hoggetts averaged $290 (2020)

Photos by Julie Christie

Kadlunga Cottage

Entire cottage hosted by Sophie

Private, stylish vineyard accommodation on the historic grazing/cropping property of Kadlunga.

Sleeps 2 families comfortably, with maximum of 9 guests. Additional folding bed could be put in upon request. Recently refurbished kitchen and bathroom.