A heavy-cutting, high yielding fleece shorn from the 2017 grand champion August shorn Merino ewe has given Mid North stud Greenfields its first supreme wool exhibit.
Former SA Stud Merino Sheepbreeders Association executive officer John Burt has been recognised with a service award for his support and commitment to the organisation.
A Poll Boonoke 948 son from the McGauchie family’s Terrick West stud, Prairie, Vic, was awarded the grand tri-coloured ribbon in the March-shorn Poll Merino judging.
After figuring a few times in the minor placings, it was Old Ashrose stud’s day to shine, winning the aggregate trophy in the Fibre Meat Plus class.
A trait leader on Merino Select’s dual purpose index from Mernowie stud, Marrabel, has taken out the Fibre Meat Plus class at the 2018 Royal Adelaide Show.
A huge barrelled, strong wool ram from Mulloorie stud, Brinkworth, claimed top honours in the August-shorn Poll Merino classes at the Royal Adelaide Show.
The Meyer family’s Mulloorie stud, Brinkworth, had two of the three champions in the grand champion March-shorn ewe line-up, with its medium wool exhibit sashed the winner.
ADELAIDE’S school wether competition just keeps getting bigger and bigger, with another record number of entries this year.
CODY Jones, Booborowie, has won the state Merino sheep judging competition in his first attempt at just 16 years of age.
THE Adelaide Stud Merino and Poll Merino Ram Sale was on fire with frenzied bidding and thirteen rams making $20,000 or more. But history was also made with the huge crowd evacuated just minutes before the sale was due to start.