Looking beneath the wool: Analysing Merino skin for genetic improvement

Rachel Simmonds
Updated February 20 2024 - 3:09pm, first published February 18 2024 - 7:00am
Pepper Well Poll Merino stud principal Hansi Graetz, Keyneton, SA, talks on maintaining wool quality while breeding plainer-bodied sheep. Picture by Vanessa Binks
Pepper Well Poll Merino stud principal Hansi Graetz, Keyneton, SA, talks on maintaining wool quality while breeding plainer-bodied sheep. Picture by Vanessa Binks

Woolgrowers in southern Australia have dedicated years to discovering and breeding plainer breeches, while maintaining wool cut.

Rachel Simmonds

Rachel Simmonds

Journalist

Rachel is an agricultural journalist for Australian Community Media's Stock & Land. She covers all aspects of Victoria's farming community and industry. To get in contact, email rachel.simmonds@stockandland.com.au

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