The Australian White breed was developed in Australia for Australian conditions, using four existing breeds – Dorper, Poll Dorset, Texel and Van Rooy – in an extensive breeding and selection program.
Australian White sheep are a hardy, shedding hair pattern sheep with sound structure, producing quick growing marketable lambs suitable for Australian producers and processors. Australian White sheep are great to work with, they are easy to handle and have great mothering capabilities, making the breed an ideal low maintenance option, suited for Australian conditions.
High growth rates
Strong mothering instincts
Our Australian White sheep
At Rockley we aim to produce medium to large framed sheep that display the essential traits of the Australian White; good shedding ability, strong mothering instincts, good temperament and high growth rates in lambs.
We run a self-replacing flock of ewes. By constantly looking to improve the quality of our flock, we only retain ewes with sound feet and legs, show early maturing and that handle the conditions on our property. By selecting top quality rams from some of the leading Australian White studs we insure that our flocks genetics are always improving with the breed.