Pooginook was the first property purchased by Paraway in 2007. An historic Merino stud, it is a hallmark of the Riverina region in New South Wales. Today, Pooginook Station comprises 19,656 hectares of native and irrigated grazing land formed from an aggregation of two original pastoral holdings; Pooginook and Stud Park North.
Pooginook is a leading Merino Stud in Australia, producing more than 1,200 Merino and Poll rams annually. The Pooginook bloodline is renowned for a dual purpose sheep that combines good growth, high fertility and excellent wool production. Extensive DNA testing in 2016 has enabled further advancement in the accuracy of the ram breeding enterprise. Through continual benchmarking, careful selection and excellent husbandry practices, Pooginook routinely sets the standard in high quality stud and commercial sheep.
Each year the property hosts an annual ram sale on the last Tuesday in September where Pooginook Merino and Poll rams are auctioned. Semen is also available for sale from leading Pooginook special stud sires.
|Property Type||Stud merino sheep breeding and cropping|
|Land Size||19,656 ha|
|Carrying Capacity||Approximately 19,000 DSE|
|Average Annual Rainfall||383mm / year|