The growing issue of ethical fashion has shone a spotlight on the sustainability of “fast fashion” and in turn, guiding the fashion industry down a road toward more sustainable fibre use.
Peter Lette and family of Conrayn stud, Berridale have won the Rabobank Australian supreme ram of the year with a 17.8-micron superfine ram weighing over 130 kilograms.
Nerstane Merino stud, Woolbrook, NSW, won The Sandford Beggs Memorial Trophy for the most successful Merino exhibitor, with a haul of five reserve grand champion ribbons and two group awards.
With more than $100,000 cash splashed with the sale of private rams on display at the Australian Sheep and Wool Show, the event is living up to its nickname “Spendigo”.
Last year’s show provided plenty of entertainment for the sheep and wool industry’s leading figures.