Saxon Merinos thriving in central Victoria

Andrew Miller
By Andrew Miller
July 9 2022 - 10:00pm
TASMANIA: Beverley Merinos stud principal John Barty, Redesdale, says the Saxon-bloodline sheep thrive in central Victoria and Tasmania. Photo by Rob Muirhead.

A central Victorian Merino stud is finding success across the Bass Strait, as Tasmanian woolgrowers find the rams' breeding mirrors the conditions they face.

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Andrew Miller

Andrew Miller

Journalist

I'm a general reporter with Stock & Land, with a special interest in irrigation issues. I completed my cadetship, with the Age, in 1980. Over my career, I've worked for ABC radio news (Mt Isa, Qld) and at provincial and suburban newspapers.

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