A big volumed ram with the potential to sire heavyweight lambs has given the Mitchell family, Rene stud, Culcairn, NSW, their second successive supreme White Suffolk exhibit title at the Australian Sheep & Wool Show.
It was an all South Australian affair in the South African Meat Merino judging at the Australian Sheep & Wool Show but it was the stud that had travelled the furthest that enjoyed the most success.
Studs from all over Australia were in the prizes during the first day of the Australian Sheep & Wool Show in Bendigo.
Big classes exemplified the depth of the White Dorper breed judged by Stephanus Malan, Adelaide, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
Every year, the Frost family of Hillden Poll Dorset stud, Bannister, NSW, make the 650-kilometre trip to the Australian Sheep & Wool Show.