Sheep breeders will have access to a faster, more accurate DNA test for parentage and poll/horn status from July, which also includes new features to detect a range of genetic defects.
The premier event during the 66th Hay Sheep Show was the 'Riverina Wool Australia' champion hogget ram.
Graduates of the 2017 Hay Inc Rural Education program were successful in the Don McNeil Memorial Junior Merino sheep judging competition at the 2017 Hay Sheep Show.
Testing is showing that fat from Australian White sheep has a melting point similar to Wagyu meat, giving it big ticks in the eating quality and health worlds.
People from as far afield as Aramac and Gatton travelled to Cunnamulla to find out more about the Australian White meat sheep breed.
David and Eileen Sainsbury, Rosewood Poll Dorsets, Rye Park, have taken the champion ewe accolade at this year's NSW Dorset Championships, Cowra.
Eighteen studs participated on the fifth and final day of Sheep Week 2017, including the multi-stud stop at the Jerilderie Showgrounds.