Onze reuen / our males
Kessels(BM) Muster, (Bamba Clyde x Karmala Bindi) DOB december 17th 2016(Owned by the Shepherds Stud, worked by Chiel en Monique van Dijk)
Muster is a young male, 1 years old, with excellent feel for his stock, nice outbreak, without losing contact with his animals, strong walk-in, if needed with bark.
Strong heading dog. Very good temperament, calm and sensible. He goes along well with other dogs, males, females, puppies. Very well behaved and gentle with kids.
Muster works cattle, sheep and chooks.
A very good, strong young dog, all he needs is more work, more experience!
Hips AA, elbows 0-0, shoulders and back free.
Tracker Storm, (Tracker the Chief x Karrawarra Ruby Tuesday) DOB november 28th 2008 (Owned by David Hart, worked by Catrinus)
Storm arrived december 22nd 2014 from Australia and was bred, worked and trained by David Hart, Tracker Kelpies. Storm has worked mainly cattle and was introduced to sheep in Australia. He has a lovely calm and friendly nature. He is an excellent worker in the Fairdinkum style. Storm needed quite some time to adapt to his new life, but is now showing the work that we expected to see from him!
Midways(ND) Bassie, (Vallmyra(SN) I am Merlin x S/B(ND) Bernepleats Tess), dob july 17th, 2015 (Owned and worked by Aron Blokzijl)
Bassie is a very calm and strong eyed dog with great style. Excellent cover, good positioning and he works well in a team. Pleasure to have around!
Shoulders and back free
Karmala Switch, (Riana Glide x Campbells Scout) DOB june 1st 2011 (Owned and worked by Erika)
Switch is a very calm, natural and confident dog. Wide casting and very clever.
Very nice dog, beautiful type.
Switch is doing great work at our mobs in the paddock and small and big mobs in the yard. Great stocksense!
Vallmyra(SN) I am Merlin, (Bamba Toohey x Elwanvale Lil), DOB 22-05-2014 (Owned and worked by Erika)
Merlin is a very calm, strong and friendly young dog. He is a great mate to have around, very confident, but easy to handle. Merlin has a lot of presence and works more stubborn stock quite well too. Showing a lot of style and stocksense now that we offer him more work. On big flocks he stears the front really well, making himself a very important member of the team!
Irinka(ND) Jack, (Pomanda Bloke x Winesland(UK) Megs) DOB 03-12-2003 - died july 2019 (Owned and worked by Catrinus)
Catrinus loves working him, fantastic stamina, great stocksense.
Paddock type of dog with great holding ability.
Jack has done a tremendous amount of work.
Great mustering dog, he likes to move his stock.
Style and force, he gets every job done.
He also has the patience to let the sheep graze without upsetting them, very handy for a shepherd.......
Keen and Intelligent.
At 14 years old, Jack decided to retire!
In july 2019 we had to put him down, at 15.5 years old. He will live on in his many sons and daughters!
Photo by Dallas Pole