Sheep Genetics ID: 500412-2014-140149
Semen Price: $60/straw
140149 is truly a ‘freak’ Merino sire – a 120175 son out of a top ‘Wool Productive’ ewe, whose daughters are recognisable for their outstanding body growth rates, length of body, condition score and barrel, and who cut huge fleece weights of deeply crimped, bright white fine wool, with enormous staple length. He is of a Frame Productive joining type.
140149 is a national trait leader for post-weaning, yearling, hogget and carcass weights, for clean fleece weight (post-weaning, yearling, hogget and adult), staple length, and scrotal circumference. He is the heaviest cutting Merino sire in MerinoSelect with CTSE data, and yet is positive for Yearling Eye Muscle Depth and Fat!
Incredibly, 140149 is in the Top 1% for all 8 MerinoSelect economic productivity indexes simultaneously
140149 has 327 progeny over 8 flocks in MerinoSelect, has been used in MSS (Balmoral 2017), and has been selected for use in the MLA Resource Flock. He has full genomic test results (HH).
140149’s yearling wool test:
FD: 19.3 microns
SD of diam.: 3.8 microns
Comfort F.: 99.5%
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