The ICON prefix differentiates the terminal sires from the maternal sires within the Chrome studs, but also signifies the place which Chrome see the breeds – icons of the prime lamb industry. Both Icon Poll Dorset and Icon Southie breeds are the subject of stringent visual appraisal and selection, in conjunction with Lambplan performance recorded breeding figures to ensure a quality animal.


BREEDING OBJECTIVES:

  • Less “leg” than traditional terminal sires
  • Extra hindquarter and loin muscling
  • Rapid early growth
  • Easy finishing ability
  • Long thick bodies with clean faces
  • Easy lambing sires
  • More fat cover

 

As more producers build their maternal ewe numbers to somewhere near where they want them to be, demand for Chrome Sheep Studs terminal sire lines have been on the increase

Latest News

Hamilton Sheepvention 6th & 7th August 2018

Chrome Sheep Studs will be having a display at Sheepvention situated in the Sheep Tech Marquee.

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Henty Field Days 18th-20th Sept 2018

 Chrome is heading to the Henty Machinery Field Days. Site 1049A Block V

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2018 Sale Reports

 Results of the 7th Summer Ram Sale (19th Jan)

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2017 Sale Results

Results of the 6th Summer Ram Sale (20th Jan 2017) and the 9th Annual Ram Sale (12th Oct 2017), Chrome Genetics Ewe Sale (19th Dec 2017)

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2016 Sale Results

Results of the 8th Annual Ram Sale (6th Oct 2016) and the Summer Ram Sale (22nd Jan 2016)

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