Positive outlook for British Breeds

November 15 2021 - 9:00pm
The $30,000 top-priced British and Australasian breed ram for 2021 was this Poll Dorset ram sold by the Shirlee Downs stud, Quairading at the Perth Royal Show All Breeds Ram Sale in October. With the ram were Elders prime lamb specialist Michael O'Neill (left), vendors Sascha, Adrian and Chris Squiers, Shirlee Downs stud, Laurie Fairclough, York, who purchased the ram for the Sutherland family, Konongwootong Poll Dorset stud, Konongwootong, Victoria and Nutrien Livestock Breeding representative Roy Addis.
The $30,000 top-priced British and Australasian breed ram for 2021 was this Poll Dorset ram sold by the Shirlee Downs stud, Quairading at the Perth Royal Show All Breeds Ram Sale in October. With the ram were Elders prime lamb specialist Michael O'Neill (left), vendors Sascha, Adrian and Chris Squiers, Shirlee Downs stud, Laurie Fairclough, York, who purchased the ram for the Sutherland family, Konongwootong Poll Dorset stud, Konongwootong, Victoria and Nutrien Livestock Breeding representative Roy Addis.

IT has been another good 12 months for sheep producers when it came to lamb prices and British and Australasian ram sales this year were again the beneficiaries as buyers pushed hard to keep their programs moving along.

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