Industry concerns for dwindling flock numbers is behind a new campaign aimed at reviving the national Merino ewe base which has plummeted to 25 million.
SA will host its first Merino sire evaluation trial in an effort to benchmark the performance of the state’s modern Merino sires.
PINNAROO-based Gunallo stud notched up its third consecutive top price at the Classings Classic sale at Murray Bridge on Monday, with a popular double polled, embryo transfer-bred ram.
THE World Merino Insight conference next month will bring together delegates from across the world to Adelaide, where they will share ideas and hear about cutting-edge research.
FORMER New Zealand All Blacks rugby great Richard Loe says fitness remains a key part of keeping producers healthy and well while farming.
THE Merino remains a key part of the 25 million head Russian sheep flock, according to All-Russian Scientific Research Institute of Sheep and Goat Breeding director Marina Selionova.