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Otaio Bridge Kowhai

 
Sire: Aquaviva Hermes
Dam: Otaio Bridge Cassinia
DOB: 25/3/2016
IAR: 1016042
Colour: Medium Fawn
Pregnancy: Pregnant to Homestead Farm Caesar ET and is due March 2019
Price: Offers over $4000 + GST. (No GST for export.)

Kowhai is a quality young female with a beautiful fine fleece in a soft apricot colour. Her fleece is dense and well alligned with a high frequency crimp. She is well grown with a sturdy frame and good conformation.


She comes from a strong female line. Her grand dam was the matriarch of our herd from a very early age until she was sold many years later. 

Fineness that stays fine is a family trait. Her dam Cassinia was 14.8mu in  her first fleece and only 20mu in her 6th fleece. Her sire Hermes, a multiple champion, has added length and more density.


Another family trait is the high fertility, easy birthing and good mothering.  Kowhai has been looking after her little brother since his weaning, showing good maternal instinct.


Kowhai has great genetics with her sire Aquaviva Hermes bringing the Kaihere Peruvian Ven Chura and Jolimont Commisario lines and her dam Cassinia, an ILR Alpine Fibre Brutus daughter, brings the Inti lines.


Kowhai has now been mated to Homestead Farm Caesar ET and is due March 2019


Fibre details (OFDA2000)
  Fleece no Micron SD   CV   CEM  <15    CF     SF    SL  FPFT SD along CRV Dg/mm 
      1               16.2   3.9  24.2  8.2    38.4 100.0 16.2  95   25       0.8        49.8
      2               19.1   4.8  25.4  9.1   18.9   98.5  19.4 100  20       1.2        52.1


Show results:

2017 Mackenzie 2nd Intermediate Female Fleece M/D Fawn, 4th Int  Female M/D Fawn

2017 Ashburton 2nd Int Med fawn Female (2nd to Int Female Champ)

2017 Southern Canterbury 2nd Int Fawn Female (2nd to Int Champ)

Kowhai, 4 days old showing her uniformity of colour.


For more information contact us:
Jacob & Ineke van Neuren
Address: 604 Waimate Highway, RD1 Timaru.
email: otaio.bridge@gmail.com
Phone: 03 6126440 or
0210 2436087
or send us a message.
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Kowhai's first fleece 17.6 micron, 4.1 SD!