STOCK & LAND – by Jodie Rintoul – “The Western Australian pair took home the coveted national pairs award at the Australian Sheep and Wool Show, Bendigo.
The Hogg family’s Navanvale stud, Williams, WA, won the coveted prize, which marked the biggest award the stud has claimed in a Merino judging ring since it was founded in 1998.”
WESTERN MAGAZINE – “A fleece from an October shorn flock ewe has won the overall champion Dohne fleece at the Australian Sheep and Wool Show fleece competition.
The fleece came from first time entrants, Caroonboon Station, Wanganella, NSW, owned by the Pye family, and was sashed as the champion Dohne stud ewe or wether fleece.”
STOCK & LAND – by Laura Griffin – “The Walton family, Wurrook Merino stud, Rokewood, has won the Merino supreme exhibit of the show for the second consecutive year.”
QUARTZ.COM – by Ilaria Maria Sala – “Chinese scientists have created a new variety of sheep that have different colored and patterned wool. This is the first time genetic engineering has been used to alter the coats of an animal larger than a mouse.”
STOCK & LAND – by Annabelle Beale – “WATTLE Farm Border Leicesters’ success at the Australian Sheep and Wool Show was the kind some stud breeders only dream of.”
THE WEEKLY TIMES – by Jamie-Lee Oldfield – “DOHNE sheep were shown and judged for the first time ever in Australia at this year’s Australian Sheep and Wool Show in Bendigo.”
STOCK & LAND – Images of the Australian Sheep & Wool Show, Bendigo –
THE WEEKLY TIMES by Jamie-Lee Oldfield – “MERINO rams sold to $15,000, and Poll Merinos to $10,000 at the Australian Sheep and Wool Show Merino sale in Bendigo today.
There were 96 rams offered and 76 sold to average $3414, with the 22 Poll Merinos averaging $2898 and the Merinos $3618.”
THE WEEKLY TIMES – by Jamie-Lee Oldfield – “DORPER rams sold to $7000 at the breed’s supreme sale in Bendigo on Sunday.
The sale cleared 111 of the 135 Dorper and White Dorper rams and ewes offered, averaging $1484 across the lots.”
THE WEEKLY TIMES – by Shannon Twomey – “A LARGE framed Corriedale ram with traditional attributes won the supreme exhibit at the Australian Sheep and Wool Show.
The winning ram, which had an eye muscle area of 49mm, was exhibited by Shane Baker from Baringhup who bought 10 Corriedales along to the show.”