The clearance of 189 Poll Boonoke and Wanganella rams for $3673 augurs well for the Merino ram selling season
Proof that you don't need a big crowd to make a ram sale and a very successful one to boot, was evidenced at the Kolindale Esperance fixture early last week where prices topped at $3000 for a Poll Merino and $1500 for a White Suffolk.
Buyers know to expect quality and proven performance when they attend Graham and Robyn Sutherland's, Sandown Prime SAMM sale in Badgingarra, and this year did not disappoint.
A quality line-up of rams saw Cadonia Park reach an all new top price of $2500 last Friday at the Wheatbelt Triple 'C' ram sale held at Cunderdin.
Buyers, bidders and Haddon Rig Merino enthusiasts gathered at the 36th on-property sale, Warren on Thursday when 150 rams sold to $6500 and averaged $2408.
It was the year for breaking records for the Challara Poll Merino stud, Badgingarra, with its annual on-farm ram sale following on from a highly successful inaugural interstate sale.
The Davies family's transition on-farm for its ram sale was completed with a successful result at its inaugural Cardiff Merino and Poll Merino on-property ram sale at Yorkrakine last week.
The Lewisdale stud produced a colossal result at its 56th annual on-property ram sale at Wickepin on Saturday.
Size and softness, plain and simple, is the Belka Valley Poll Merino stud's signature line and its genetics exemplify this slogan, with yet another complete clearance proof of its popularity.
A quality line-up of well-grown Prime SAMM rams showing both top carcase and wool traits and buyers keen to capitalise on the strong prime lamb markets was the perfect combination at last week's Tiarri/Uralla on-property ram sale at Lake Grace.