Heathfield Poll Merinos

The role of micron testing in breeding elite wools

by Steve & Lydia Jarvis • December 4, 2018

At Heathfield Poll Merinos, our approach to wool growing has consistently been to produce as much of the finest wool we can. The exact micron of wool on a sheep is very difficult to determine by sight or feel, so we have been micron testing each of our young ewes since 2002. A colour coded […]

Merino Industry Information Day 2018: Event Recap

by Steve & Lydia Jarvis • August 31, 2018

Our inaugural Merino Industry Information Day at Heathfield on Friday, 24 August 2018 proved to be a worthwhile event with 55 people attending throughout the day. It was a bit of a rush leading up to the day with preparations – tree trimming, building ram pens, adjusting yards and gates, painting the outside of the […]