Hazeldean Pty Ltd, is a pastoral enterprise owned and operated by the Litchfield family of Cooma since 1865. The company specializes in the production of superior seedstock for the beef and wool industries and is one of the oldest and largest merino and angus cattle studs in Australia. It encompasses Hazeldean Merinos and Hazeldean Angus, and Hazeldean Senegus. Hazeldean is a world leader in the use of measured performance and prides itself on the quality and longevity of the animals that are bred.
Seedstock has been the company's business for over 150 years.
Hazeldean is located in the south east of New South Wales, Australia, in a region know as the Monaro, in the foothills of the Snowy Mountains, at around 1000 metres above sea level. The landscape is wide and open high rolling plains of volcanic origin. Livestock need to be tough to cope with the harsh, cold winters and hot summers, providing Hazeldean clients with superior genetics adapted and acclimatized to all areas of Australia.