The top-priced ram ($7500 ) by TP4202 (photo©"The Land" Newspaper)
Left to Right: Simon King Avonside Merino Stud, Cooma, Anna & Adrienne Evans Tara Park Merino Stud
and James Barron, Adina Merino Stud, Cooma.


The top-priced ram by TP4202 was snapped up by Monaro stud breeders, Ray & James Barron, Adina Merino Stud and Simon King, Avonside Merino Stud, both of Cooma for $7500. The ram tested 17.72 micron, with a 3.66 SD and 99.6 CF.

Lot No 1 also by TP4202 was purchased by Robert Harding Glendonald Merino Stud, Nhill , Victoria and the Davies Family, Walgrove Merino Stud, Hay for $3800.

Ten Stud breeders were operating in the sale with seven successful in securing a stud sire.

There were a large number of buyers in attendance from across NSW, Victoria and Tasmania , with 83 of the 90 rams offered averaging $1473.