IT was a big day for sheep studs in central Victoria yesterday, who opened their gates to visitors during day four of Stock & Land Sheep Week.
Buyers from all the major sheep districts descended on Wycheproof, Friday, bidding for scanned in lamb lines of crossbred lamb ewes and Merino ewes to highs of $330 and $278 a head respectively.
THE sun was shining on day three of Stock & Land Sheep Week, where studs in north-west Victoria showed visitors around their properties.
THERE were plenty of visitors during day two of Stock & Land Sheep Week, who travelled around to studs in western Victoria.
SHEEP studs throughout southern Victoria opened their gates today, to kick off the first ever Stock & Land Sheep Week.
More than 100 students from across Australia have enjoyed a detailed introduction to the wool industry at the 2017 National Merino Challenge (NMC).
SARAH Johnson, 20, is on her way to completing an agricultural science degree, as a stepping stone to eventually becoming a partner at her family’s operation.
Ben Firman, 33, is the livestock manager at The Meadows, Rokewood. His career pathway to this “enjoyable and fulfilling” role highlights opportunities in agriculture.
AGRICULTURE students and other interested people attended a wool classing workshop at an Elmore property on Wednesday.
There was plenty interest generated and a few snide remarks offered when NLIS sheep scanning gear was road-tested for the first time at Wycheproof saleyard on Friday.