HIGH rainfall area buyers chased the bright white wools on offer at Ramsgate Poll Merino stud's 11th annual on-property sale at Tintinara on Tuesday last week, pushing the average up more than $150 on last year.
Livestock sections of country shows across the state are being given a new lease on life, with many show committees ramping up their efforts to put livestock back in the spotlight.
INVESTING in technology such as electronic ear tags and a ClipEx mobile sheep handler is helping to improve the Larwood family's Merino flock at Buckleboo on the upper Eyre Peninsula.
Last financial year was another record-breaking affair for both lamb and mutton exports with big increases in sales to the US and China.
Wool prices have continued to dip today but losses were less than half yesterday's fall as growers withdrew more clips from sale.