Scott Mudford and Jan Powell, Gordon and Sarah Trebley, Tammy Mudford, Don and Pam Mudford, Dr Jim Watts, Robert, Lara and Meg Mudford.
Mudford families have been farming and grazing in the Gilgandra and Dubbo areas in the Central West of NSW for 100 years. Don and Pam Mudford registered the Parkdale Merino Stud in 1990 after breeding rams for the families’ properties.
They have two sons and two daughters.
Robert, his wife Meg and daughters Lara and Evie live at Almirica, Dubbo. Robert and Scott own Warrego Station (comprising of Birrimba, The Cato and Winrae) at Enngonia where they operate 82,000 acres conservatively carrying 5,000 breeding ewes with surplus feed being agisted out to cattle when seasons permit. Robert is a certified SRS® sheep classer and is available to assist in developing mules-free merino flocks.
Scott and his wife Jan manage 3,000 acres at Weona Park (Collie) which is used for finishing surplus sheep from Warrego Station. He also manages the farming side of operations at both Weona Park and Parkdale. Jan comes from Brecon Beacon in Wales where her family run sheep and beef cattle.
Tammy is a qualified Veterinary Nurse working in Narromine a few days a week and the rest of her time at Parkdale. She has experience as an Artificial Insemination Technician. She recently travelled with a friend, working at Roper Bar (Northern Territory) in a general store and then on to a cattle station near Onslow (Western Australia). She thoroughly enjoyed this experience before travelling home via the Nullabor Plain.
Sarah is also a qualified Veterinary Nurse, having completed her Certificate IV in 2012. She is currently employed as the client coordinator at a veterinary clinic in Dubbo, spending one day a week at Parkdale helping with the bookwork and other farm tasks. Sarah's husband Gordon Trebley is a a qualified diesel mechanic, a trade which can be very handy to have around. Gordon is working at a local Machinery Dealership in Dubbo as the Service Manager.