Hinesville Merino Stud
West Plains Poll Merinos
West Plains Mercenary
$50 per dose
History Making Sire
First Ever Poll Sire to be awarded:
- Supreme Exhibit Sydney Royal 2015
- Supreme Ram Exhibit Sydney Royal 2015
- Winner of the Objective Measurement Class, Sydney Royal 2015
- Supreme Exhibit GSSM Canberra 2015
- Shown five times in 2015, undefeated under 14 judges from 5 states.
Mercenary was also Supreme Short Wool Exhibit, Campbelltown, Tasmania 2014, and Supreme Poll Exhibit, GSSM 2015. Mercenary was also Monaro Ram of the Year in 2015.
Mercenary is a cutting edge Poll Sire who combines top level production and type with a pedigree that contains National Grand Champions and Australian Supremes. Mercenary has been used Australia-wide in Embryo Transfer and AI programs and his progeny are showing the same attributes as their sire.
Sire: Assassin x Prince - Supreme Woolarama
Assassin’s Dam: Cher Grand Champion Medium Wool Ewe Bendigo 2006 Dam: WP 47 x Expo Champion Medium Wool Poll Ram Bendigo 2005 & 2006
Expo’s Sire: Blueprint - Australian Supreme
- Highest Points Winner in Objective Measurement Class, Sydney Royal 2015
- Highest Fleece Value $ 139.20
- Highest Wool Cut 16.5 kilograms
- Highest Bodyweight 146 kilograms
- 150 mm staple length· 52 nkt & 78.6% yield
- Eye Muscle 41 & Fat 6 mm
- 20.3 MIC 3.2 SD 16.0 CV 99.9 CF
Mercenary Sons have sold in 2016 for top prices for several studs. Glendonald Merino Stud sold a Mercenary son for $6500. East Strathglen Merino Stud, Tambellup, WA sold Mercenary sons at their recent on-property sale for $9250, $8500, $6000 and $4500. Coddington Uardry Stud sold a Mercenary son for $7000. Congratulations to all these studs for their success with West Plains genetics.
$50 per dose
NSW Ram of the Year
Dubbo National 2015
Sold to Edithvale Merino Stud $14,000
Pharaoh displays flawless structure, exceptional neck extension, spirit level top line with correct feet and wide hips. He has a beautiful pure muzzle. Pharaoh is producing a long staple, highly crimped 64’s quality nourished wool with highly aligned fibres testing with an SD of 2.7 and CV of 12.7 on an uncomplicated body.
Two full flush brothers sold as ram lambs for $5000 each. His ET pedigree combines JC & S Coronation 109 and TP 4202, both sires of immense scale and superior wool quality. Pharaoh has been used in AI and ET programs Australia wide. Semen now available.
Sons of Hinesville Pharaoh have sold to $20,000 in 2016.
West Plains Riewoldt
$40 per dose
18.8 MIC 2.8SD 14.9CV 99.9 CF%
Poll Sire Reiwoldt has been used in studs in NSW, Western Australia, South Australia, and Victoria with repeat orders due to his outstanding progeny. His pedigree includes three Australian Supreme Champions. We are pleased he has been used in programs with different breeding philosophies- free skinned (SRS type), Merino Select (ASBV), and Modern Progressive studs are using this sire showing his universal appeal.