Southdown Sheep Society, NZ

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Southdown Australia Tour 2014 Itinerary

Posted by Christina On April - 9 - 2014

Southdown Australia is hosting a tour around Hamilton in Victoria on 17th & 18th May 2014.  They will be visiting 8 Southdown studs.      The cost is yet to be   confirmed.  Please contact Lyn Dehnert (Secretary/Treasurer – Southdown Australia)  03 5338 7450 OR 0422 184 920 for more details and registration.




Saturday 17th May

Tour starts at 0900 from Ballarat

First stop will be Graeme and Alison Rhodes, Kalama Stud, Wurdi Boluc and morning tea.

We will then continue on to Jeff Johnson’s,   Jeffrae’s Stud, Eurack. Here we will stop and have lunch before continuing on to visit Colin Taylor “Koenarl” at Timboon.

The tour will then travel via Port Campbell to Hamilton via the scenic route.

Accommodation for Saturday night will be at the Botanical Comfort Inn Hamilton

Dinner on Saturday night will be at the Comfort Inn followed by a guest speaker


Sunday 18th May

Tour starts at 10.00

Studs to be visited today are Scott and Bill Kinnealy, “Springfield” Penshurst then onto Barry Hawker “Lakeview”LV, Warrayure.

Lunch will be at The Bunyip Hotel Cavendish

After lunch we will continue to Beth McDonald, “Edgcumbe”Cavendish with our final stud on the tour being Simon Thomas “Silk”Cavendish