2017 National Ewe Hogget Competition Winner

Ewe Hogget Trophies 2017

 In 2017 we entered both our Merino and Half Bred ewe hoggets in the National Ewe hogget competition.  Our Merino's won the Fine Wool Section and The Halfbred's won the Crossbred Section and the Overall Award.  We are thrilled to have won a national award with our commercial flock.

An Article written by NZ Farmer can be viewed by clicking the link below:

Merino Breeders Produce Top Ewe Hoggets

Stud Details

Stud Principals: Allan & Simon Paterson
Established: 1954 Flock No. 167 (Horned), 2010 Flock No. 6 (Polled)
Stud Classer: A D & S D Paterson
Stud Adviser: Chris Bowman (Australia)
Ewe Numbers: 1000 Full Pedigree Recorded
Sale Method: Private by appointment (February)

Property Details

Area: 2054 hectares
Rainfall: 350mm
Stock Numbers: 1000 Stud Ewes, 4000 Commercail ewes, 2500 Hoggets and Trading Cattle



Armidale is a fifth generation farm located in the Maniototo.  The property is predominantly flat to rolling with two summer run blocks and 120ha of irrigation.  On average the property winters around 8000 stock units.  The property is prone to summer droughts and long winters.

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