A CONSORTIUM of sheep breeders bought the top ram at Sheepvention for $22,000 – up $12,000 on last year.
The two year old, 18.5 micron, Poll Merino ram was offered by the Pemcaw Merino Stud, Dunedoo, NSW.
Ian and Robert Plush, Kerrsville Merino Stud, Konongwootong, take procession of the ram with a 40 per cent share, while semen rights will be shared by Rod Miller, Glenpaen Merinos, Brimpaen, Warren Russell, Melrose Merinos, Nurrabiel, and Charlie Merriman, Merrignee Merinos, Boorowa, NSW. Pemcaw Merinos also retained 600 doses of semen.
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