Moojepin Merinos sell to $37,000 top

By Trinity Edwards
October 7 2021 - 3:00pm
Moojepin stud co-principal David Thompson (left), buyers Deane Trotter and Jeff Bergroth, Perillup Estate Pastoral Co, West Mt Barker, Moojepin stud co-principal Hamish Thompson and Nutrien Livestock auctioneer Michael Altus, with the $25,500 second top-priced ram at auction.
Moojepin stud co-principal David Thompson (left), buyers Deane Trotter and Jeff Bergroth, Perillup Estate Pastoral Co, West Mt Barker, Moojepin stud co-principal Hamish Thompson and Nutrien Livestock auctioneer Michael Altus, with the $25,500 second top-priced ram at auction.
Prices reached a new stud sale record top price of $37,000 at the annual Moojepin on-property ram sale at Katanning, which was outlaid by AuctionsPlus online bidder Nigel Kerin, Kerin Poll Merino stud, Yeoval, NSW. With the top-priced ram were Moojepin stud co-principal David Thompson (left), farm hand Bodean Morton, Nutrien Livestock auctioneer Michael Altus and Moojepin stud co-principal Hamish Thompson.
Prices reached a new stud sale record top price of $37,000 at the annual Moojepin on-property ram sale at Katanning, which was outlaid by AuctionsPlus online bidder Nigel Kerin, Kerin Poll Merino stud, Yeoval, NSW. With the top-priced ram were Moojepin stud co-principal David Thompson (left), farm hand Bodean Morton, Nutrien Livestock auctioneer Michael Altus and Moojepin stud co-principal Hamish Thompson.

A STRONG focus on increasing genetic gains by breeding sheep which are extensively measured for growth, muscle and fat has resulted in a record-breaking sale for the Thompson family at the 19th annual Moojepin Merinos on-property ram sale in Katanning on October 1.

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