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High Performance Genetics for Wool & Meat

 

Poll Merinos Ram Sale 2017 Sheep Genetics Catalogue click here

White Suffolks Ram Sale 2017 Sheep Genetics Catalogue click here

 

“Martin Oppenheimer, Petali Poll Merinos principal, said in the past decade commercial buyer’s need for a dual purpose Merino sheep had become apparent. He said there had been a big push for the lamb & sheep meat side of the business & the Merino enterprise was no longer solely for fibre production. They’re looking for extra emphasis on Growth & traits like Eye Muscle & Fat. Those traits are wanted not only because of potential value in carcase impact, but also because of the impact Fat & Muscle have on the reproduction of Merino ewes. Mr Oppenheimer said producers now looked for a balance where they could maintain their high wool standard, & also produce a heavier cutting Merino to suit meat markets. They want a balance between newer traits as well as productive sheep with good fibre.” The Land, Northern Ram Sales, 7.1.16        

 


2016 Sale results:

White Suffolks

Offered 60 Sold 60

av $1203 Top $3200

Poll Merinos

Offered 60 Sold 53

Average $1811 Top $4600


Poll Merino
Flock 60 1279

White Suffolk
Flock 23 0753

OJD Monitored Negative 3

Accredited Brucellosis Free

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