White Suffolk Ram Sale

Sale: Gates Performance Genetics will be holding their annual on-property ram sale on the 20st February 2018. Offering 50 high performing White Suffolk rams, which are all catalogued with breed leading ASBV's available. 


GATES WHITE SUFFOLK breed and sell 80-100 high indexing Lambplan tested White Suffolk rams annually. A high proportion of these rams are in the top 10% for the Lambplan 20/20 index.

The Lambplan 20/20 index is the best indicator for profitability for the Northern Tablelands/New England Region. Details can be read by clicking the link to 'Terminal Sire Index Summary' at the very bottom of the page.

Aims: GATES White Suffolk aims to supply:

  1. High Growth, High Muscle and High Yielding sires of Prime lambs.
  2.  Low to Average Birth Weight rams suitable for Merinos and Maiden ewes.
  3. Clean Pointed / Stylish rams which will sire progeny that will command a premium in the sale yards and the abattoirs.
  4. Sire lambs that will meet Modern Market specifications.
  5. Rams that are capable of providing their contribution to high scanning and high marking percentages/ NLW (numbers of lambs weaned) through things like lamb survivability, minimal ewe deaths and the rams ability to cover the ewes.

Performance: GATES WHITE SUFFOLK stud is using the very highest Lambplan indexing sires to guarantee that you receive genetics that will increase your profits. We are confident that progeny of these elite sires will deliver superior genetics to you through your ram purchases.

Guarantee:  At GATES WHITE SUFFOLK we guarantee every ram we sell for a 12 month period from purchase date with a replacement ram if available or a ram credit for the following year on any ram that breaks down structurally or becomes incapable of natural service other than as a result of an injury or sickness received or contracted after purchase date. A vetinary  certificate may be required.

Assurances: GATES WHITE SUFFOLK stud is a Brucellosis Accredited Flock #: OB 11/16 and is within the Northern NSW low prevalence area for ovine johns disease(OJD), with no outside sheep being introduced since the studs inception other than from OJD MN3 accredited flocks. All rams have had a full vaccination program of 5-1, drench and receive a complete physical examination prior to sale.

Bonus!!!!!   As a bonus GATES PERFORMANCE GENETICS offers you the opportunity to select a Kanika Working Kelpie pup with every $30,000 worth of genetics purchased from us. These pups again have some of the best Kelpie genetics available, with Kanika Kelpies topping sales adn winning trials around the state. Supply dependant on availability and may mean a small wait.

Please feel free to contact us directly for sales and inspections, with no commitment to purchase.


Rick Gates: 0427 711 254

Sam Gates 0437 553 862


Through our agents Blake O'Reilly, Sam Sewell or Andrew Starr at Ray White Rural Armidale/Guyra or through your preferred agent with a 4% rebate offered*.

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