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.
In his own words, Tim Jorgenson “lives and breathes” sheep and this passion benefits his family’s stud and commercial sheep operations.
Liz and Peter Russell are excited about the performance of a New Zealand ram at their Tullamore Park Texel stud.
Damien Hawker is hoping to build on the success of his Omad White Suffolk stud’s first on-property ram sale last year.
TAKING over the Yaralla Poll Dorset stud was a dream come true for Amanda Watkins, who now runs the operation with husband Scott, and parents Richard and Jenny Smith.
FAIRBURN sheep stud has evolved significantly in its 114-year history, and in 2017, they are joining 3100 White Suffolk, Poll Dorset, Corriedale, Suffolk, and Dorset Horn ewes, both stud and commercial.
IN THE last six months, Hynam Poll Merinos have relocated their entire operation from Hopetoun, in the Mallee region, to Longwood, in central Victoria.
Gippsland brothers Tim and John Buxton, Maristow, Stratford, had been recording fleece data of their self-replacing Merino flock for years, doing it all manually.