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PROPERTY HISTORY

The Paxton Stud is located on “Broadview” at Western Flat in the South East of South Australia.

Martin and Kirsty Harvey have owned the property for 21 years, purchasing from Darryl and Jill Harvey who owned the property for 20 years.

Broadview is 2100 acres in size. The soil type is sand over clay and most of the property has been clay spread. Lucerne based pastures dominate the paddocks. The country is well suited to grazing livestock. Lucerne seed is also grown under 5 center pivots. All stock are paddock reared with an emphasis on minimal supplementary feeding. Broadview is in the MAP programme with all stock being MN2 status and Brucellosis free.

Sales

Sales

Poll Dorsets and White Suffolks

1st Annual twilight Sale – September 26th 4.30pm
New selling complex on Broadview.  Approximately 200 rams.

Download PDF Catalogue here

Border Leicesters

2nd Annual Border Leicester sale October 12th at 2.30pm
Approximately 150 rams will be offered.

Download Border Leicester PDF Catalogue here

Breeds

Paxton Poll Dorset Stud

Flock no.2809
Founded in 1985 based on Allendale bloodlines.

Breeding philosophy has always emphasized fast growing, well muscled, long, easy care paddock reared rams. The Paxton Stud mate about 220 ewes a year, and the ewe lambs are mated to a Suffolk ram normally averaging 80 percent conception rate. The lambs are sold as commercial lambs. Sires are sourced from a wide range of studs all over Australia. AI is used from time to time but purchasing sires in the preferred mating method. Lambs are dropped in May and June. Approximately 100 – 110 rams are sold annually.

Paxton White Suffolk Stud

Flock no. 293
Founded in 1990 based on Allendale bloodlines.

Breeding philosophy has always been to breed a true Suffolk type, fast growing, well muscled, long, easy care paddock reared rams. The Paxton stud mates about 220 ewes a year, with the ewe lambs being mated to a Suffolk ram with lambs being sold as commercial lambs. Sires are sourced from many different studs. Lambs are dropped in May and June.
Approximately 100-110 rams are sold annually.

Paxton Border Leicester Stud

Flock no. 4790

The entire Wongary Stud based at Wrattonbully, South Australia was purchased in 2009. The Hooper family did an outstanding job with their sheep, it was an easy decision to purchase the stud when they dispersed. The Paxton Stud has continued to breed fertile, sound structured, well muscled Border Leicester sheep. The wool type has remained constant with an emphasis on no extremes either fine or strong. The purchase of the stud has been a huge success with total clearance of rams every year. Approximately 400 ewes are mated every year.  Sires are sourced from all over Australia, with many Champion rams being purchased at the Annual Horsham sale. Lambs are dropped in August and September.  Approximately 160-200 rams are sold annually.

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Paxton Studs – Poll Dorsets, White Suffolks and Border Leicesters.

Martin and Kirsty Harvey

“Broadview” 942 Broadview Rd, Western Flat, South Australia.

Mobile: 0407 582 079

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