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Hay Merino Sheep Show, 16 June 2018

Poll Boonoke 170341, 170440 and 170759 were successful in winning the Dual Purpose – Pen of Three Ram Weaners Ian Lilburne Sheep Classing Trophy PB170341 PP x PB150026 FD 18.7 SD 2.6 CV 13.9 CF 99.7 PB170440 PP x PB150026 FD 19.0 SD 3..0 CV 15.8 CF 99.7 PB170759 PP x PB150338 FD 18.2 SD…

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Queensland State Sheep Show, Blackall, 4 & 5 May 2018

Angus Munro and Tom Lilburne accompanied a display group of Wanganella and Poll Boonoke rams to Blackall for the Queensland State Sheep Show in early May. Held in conjunction with the Blackall Show, Angus Munro was also asked to judge the Show’s Flock Ewe Competition so was kept busy with a great line up of…

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New AFA Stud Manager

The new AFA Stud Manager, Shannon Mitchell, has hit the ground running with the start of shearing and fleece weighing of the 2017 drop rams coinciding with his first day at AFA. Originally from Hay, Shannon comes to us from the Haddon Rig Stud, where he has been the Overseer for the past 7 years.…

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Justin Campbell attending World Merino Conference

Justin Campbell will be attending the 10th World Merino Conference to be held in Uruguay 12 – 13 April 2018. In the lead up to the conference Justin has been part of an Elders Wool Growers Tour group that has toured Argentina before heading to Uruguay to join in with pre conference tour activities. Visiting…

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2017 Ram Auction Results

THANK YOU to all the Buyers and Underbidders, and their Advisers, for your support at our very successful 2017 Ram Auction. Thank you to everybody in attendance on the day, we appreciate your interest in our genetics and the assistance that many provided in making the day a success. Spirited bidding took Lot 1 Poll Boonoke…

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2016 Drop MLP Yearling & Hogget Assessment

Merino Lifetime Productivity Project Within Flock Analysis Site Report – Temora 2016 Drop MLP Yearling & Hogget Assessment August 2017 Poll Boonoke 120020 has progeny in the 2016 Drop Merino Lifetime Productivity Project (MLP) at Temora. The recently released 2016 Drop MLP Yearling & Hogget Assessment, August 2017 report indicates that the ewe progeny of…

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National Merino Show, Dubbo, 22-24 August 2017

WANGANELLA 160801 W160801 x W140271 FD 21.2 SD 3.1 CV 14.6 CF 99.4 Champion Strong Ram March Shorn POLL BOONOKE 160540 PB160540 x PB130020 FD 20.4 SD 3.1 CV 15.2 CF 99.7 TO BE OFFERED LOT 1, AFA AUCTION 13 SEPTEMBER 2017 2nd Landmark/Bayer National March Shorn Ram NSW Junior Ram March Shorn Champion Strong…

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Riverina Sheep Expo, Deniliquin, 18 August 2017

ELDERS RIVERINA RAM OF THE YEAR 2017 AFA shows Riverina Ram of the Year for 5th consecutive year. POLL BOONOKE 160540 FD 20.4 SD 3.1 CV 15.2 CF 99.7 TO BE OFFERED AT AFA AUCTION ~ LOT 1 Earlier AFA Riverina Ram of the Year Winners 2011 ~ Poll Boonoke 100072 2013 ~ Wanganella 120001…

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Australian Sheep & Wool Show, Bendigo, 14-16 July 2017

POLL BOONOKE 160540 PB160540 x PB130020 FD 20.4 SD 3.1 CV 15.2 CF 99.7 RESERVE CHAMPION MARCH SHORN AUSTRALIAN MERINO ALL PURPOSE RAM 80 entries in the All Purpose classes. AFA have had the Champion or Reserve Champion March Shorn Australian Merino All Purpose Ram 4 of the last 5 years. WANGANELLA 160801 W160801 x…

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Hay Sheep Show – 17 June 2017

WANGANELLA 160801 – NSW BEST IN STATE RIVERINA WOOL AUSTRALIA HOGGET RAM COMPETITION FD 21.2 SD 3.1 CV 14.6 CF 99.4 His great grand sire was a National March Shorn Ram at Dubbo. His grand sire was an Elders Riverina Ram of the Year. His sire was the Champion Strong Wool March Shorn Ram at…

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