The Merino is the sheep of choice for David and Sally Wardlaw, Avoca.
Thirteen Merino and Poll Merino studs showed off their flocks at the Loddon Valley Merino Field Day.
Fifty one Australian White rams were on offer during the annual multi-vendor sale at Narrandera on account the Gilmore family, Tattykeel, Oberon and Josh Clinton, Camden Valley, The Oaks.
A Merino ram which had previously been judged grand champion ram of show sold for top price at GSSM auction.
Stockman Merino stud manager and classer Kip Gray was exceedingly pleased to have an almost perfect clearance of rams and a top price of $7250, much higher than the $5400 achieved the year before.
Quamby Plains stud principal Victoria Archer has no doubt what drew visitors to her Corriedale ram sale near Launceston, Tas.