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

Chrome Client offering Ewe Lambs for Sale

150 June 2018 drop Ewe Lambs

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Hamilton Sheepvention 4th - 6th August 2019

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

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Henty Field Days 17th-19th Sept 2019

 Chrome is heading to the Henty Machinery Field Days. Site 1047A Block V

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2019 Sale Reports

8th Summer Ram Sale (18th Jan)

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2018 Sale Reports

 Results of the 10th Annual Ram Sale (11th Oct), 7th Summer Ram Sale (19th Jan) & Chrome Genetics Ewe Sale (4th Dec)

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