Stirling purchased a further 348 stud ewes in December 2008 and another 125 in December 2009, all from Uardry.
STIRLING DOHNE – A BROAD GENETIC BASE – UARDRY DAUGHTER STUD
The 2014 joining Dam List within her Sire’s Grouping. The 287 ewes were sired by 63 different sires leaving an average of 4.6 ewes per sire. 41 sires were Uardry, 8 Stirling, 3 Macquarie, 3 DD, and 1 each of Roseville Park, Larrapinta, Hendrick, Koobelup, Havelock Park, Mt. Alma and Chirniminup.
107 of the group are retained 2012 drop Uardry ewe lambs from 250 purchased which were classed out of 880 or 78% of the total 1130 in the drop.107 from 880 is a retainment rate of 12% indicating the quality that already existed within the stud. The % retainment rate for each of these latter sires is highlighted in green.
The 51 05-06-07-08 drop Uardry ewes are retainers from 93 or 82% of the total specials in these age groups on dispersal day. Again 51 of 93 is a retainment rate of 55% in these already heavily-classed ewes testifying the quality which exists in the Stirling flock.