IN THEIR years of competing in the School Merino Wether Competition, Unity College, Murray Bridge, have picked up many tips.
It was a case of lightning striking twice for Minta stud, Mount Cooper, at the Adelaide ram sale on Friday, where there was an identical elite Poll Merino to the sale-topping Moorundie ram they bought from the Davidson family, Keith, two years ago.
The 2020 Adelaide Merino ram sale saved the best until last with an outstanding ram with great presence and well nourished wool from John, Jenny, Trent and Kate Carter, Wallaloo Park, Marnoo, Vic, topping the sale at $76,000.
A review of the placings has Meningie Area School named overall winners in the schools wether contest.
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