Stavely Park poll ram tops at $4500

Top of $4500, av $2152 at Stavely Park ram sale

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Regular clients together with new and returning buyers achieved a good result for Stavely Park.

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TOPPER: The top priced ram at Stavely Park held by John McGrath, Nutrien, Ararat, buyer Tom Bibby, Tatyoon, and Craig Potter, Elders, Ararat.

TOPPER: The top priced ram at Stavely Park held by John McGrath, Nutrien, Ararat, buyer Tom Bibby, Tatyoon, and Craig Potter, Elders, Ararat.

*65 of 70 rams sold to $4500, av. $2152

It was a "pleasing result" at the 19th annual Stavely Park Merino and Poll Merino ram sale at Stavely.

The Brady family presented 70 rams for a large group of buyers, achieving a clearance of 65 of 70 rams at an average of $2152.

Top price ram sold to long time client Tom Bibby for $4500. The ram was lot four with a 17.2 micron fleece, a 3.1 micron standard deviation SD), a co-efficient variation of 19 per cent and comfort factor (CF) of 99.7pc.

Mr Bibby was also a volume buyer paying an average of $3350 for a total of five rams.

He also paid equal second top price of $4250 for lot 12 an 18.1 micron ram with an SD of 3.2 microns, CV of 19.3pc and CF of 99.6pc.

The other ram to reach $4250 was lot five purchased by Brian Hamer, Avoca. The ram had measurements of 18.4 micron fleece, 3.2 micron SD, 19.3pc CV and CF of 99.8pc.

The same buyer bought a total of three rams to average of $3167.

The Stavely Park principals were pleased to see loyal clients, new clients and returning clients from previous years among the crowd.

One client Lance Chamberlain, Koroit, returned after a 10 year absence to buy three rams for an average of $1917.

Maylands Grazing Co Tatyoon bought five rams to average $3250.

CJ & JA Smith bought three rams to average $2667.

PJ & FM Elsom bought three rams to average $2583.

Volume buyers included RRH Greystones, Caramut, who bought eight rams for average $1812.

Nevflo Caramut who bought six rams to average $2292 and Willow Bank Farming bought six to average $1875.

New buyers included Althol Brae Farms, Willaura, Dunn family, Middle Creek, and Tarqua Pastoral Co, Ballyrogan.

Three clients returned from previous years - Lance Chamberlain, Koroit, GG, GM & TG Phillips, Maroona, and Greg Stewart, Cressy.

Selling agents were Elders and Nutrien Livestock.

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