Romney sheep (originating in the fertile Romney Marsh area of southeastern England) were initially the predominant breed of sheep in the hill country of New Zealand, where they were introduced in 1853. 2 talking about this. The Perendale is a sheep for all environments and is as successful on the hard hill country of the Wairarapa and Canterbury as on the fertile plains of Manawatu and Southland. The build and character of Perendale sheep owes a great deal to its Border Cheviot heritage as a “hill breed”. Australian Stud Sheep Breeders (A.S.S.B.A) Bi-Annual 3 day Stud Tour – visited our Mount Monmot Perendale stud in Victoria Australia, where they were hosted by Malcolm Fletcher and his daughter and son in law, Trudy and Tony Boyer. Storey Publishing, North Adams, MA, 438 pp. It is hardier and more fertile than the Romney. Perendale sheep originated in New Zealand as a cross between a Border Cheviot ram over a Romney ewe. Perendale wool makes up about 10% of the New Zealand wool clip. Cheviots in New Zealand for over 150 years Cheviots originate from the Cheviot Hills, from which the sheep gets its name, in the border between England and Scotland. Kairuru, on the Takaka Hill runs up to 2000 perendale breeding ewes. This Perendale ewe is successfully rearing five lambs. The Perendale: Characteristics and General Management. Contact Secretary - M: 021 235 1169 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: perendalenz.com NOVEMBER 2021 - Te Kuiti Annual Sale - 12noon - Te Kuiti Saleyards The Perendale is rapidly replacing traditional breeds in the high country with great success. Perendale Sheep Society of New Zealand, 1964. As the North American Perendale Association is of the firm opinion that purebred, registered Perendales should be “production” sheep, valued for attributes such as ease of lambing, excellent mothering skills, parasite resistance, thriftiness, and […] Kairuru Perendale Sheep. The fleeces we select for making our yarn are ideally 28 – 32 micron. The lambs are easily finished to produce a lean, heavyweight carcass ideal for the chilled trade. The Perendale was bred by crossing the Romney and the Cheviot. The Perendale is an easy-care breed and will give your farming operation effortless lambing, good mothering and survival, plus excellent fertility with low losses from scanning to lambing. Simon Printing Co Ltd, […] Sheep. Newhaven Farms selected as a 3 year Environmental Monitoring Farm for Beef + Lamb New Zealand. ‘Performance is the one and only sound yard-stick with which to measure the worth of a sheep, and this emphasizes the importance of full records in a stud flock’. The Cheviot breed was first introduced into New Zealand in 1845 further importations arrived in 1857, 1890 and 1937. By the 1930s, the fertility […] You can buy our Perendale yarn here. The resulting yarn is hard wearing but lofty and light at the same time. The Perendale breed is enjoying increasing popularity and the Society’s work now includes research, information sharing and marketing of the breed.