A line of all brown does and billies were recently selected from Mount Hope for export to Malaysia for breeding purposes. These goats show a lot of Red Khalahari characteristic, which is one of our preferred genetic components. All goats exported live from Australia are transported by air.
Last years Spring drop on billies went across the hooks last week. They were 8-9 months old and despite the prevailing drought conditions averaged 32kg LW and dressed at 43.3%. They showed great muscle and fat cover. These goats are a great example of what our rangeland ready genetic composite can deliver, even in tough years.
Ian, on Big Ampi, has a line of Mount Hope bred billies that were spring 2016 drop. These billies have been through three selection cycles with only the best staying with us on each occasion. The result is a cracking line of young billies that are ready to go to work. They exhibit all the characteristics we want in rangeland … Read More
Mount Hope Station recently selected a line of Boer weaner billies from Ian and Alison Manwaring, Mallevale Station, Condobolin. These young billies were from last seasons spring drop and were the first cut out of an impressive line of Western Division bred pure Boer. This will add to our genetic diversity and help us ensure we keep enough Boer in our … Read More