Narromine first-cross ewes to $180

Narromine first-cross ewes to $180


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Keeping it in the family. Ross Ferrari, “Galteemore”, Trangie, with agent Peter Cruickshank, Trangie, and Steve Ferrari, “Murrumbah”, Trangie. Ross sold 150 first cross ewes, March 2016 drop and February shorn at the sale, not aware his brother had his eyes on them and purchased all for $180 each. “They are the best bred pen of the sale,” Steve said.

Keeping it in the family. Ross Ferrari, “Galteemore”, Trangie, with agent Peter Cruickshank, Trangie, and Steve Ferrari, “Murrumbah”, Trangie. Ross sold 150 first cross ewes, March 2016 drop and February shorn at the sale, not aware his brother had his eyes on them and purchased all for $180 each. “They are the best bred pen of the sale,” Steve said.

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Some 6500 sheep were yarded at Narromine for the monthly store sale on Wednesday, March 15. AND VIDEO...

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FIRST cross ewes topped at $180 and Merinos to $176 in a yarding of 6500 head at Narromine store sheep sale on Wednesday last week.

Brian Barton and son Peter, with Peter’s draft of 284 first cross lamb ewes from “Brooklyn”, Wellington, sold in the store lamb section for $90 a head. These were October/November 2016 drop ewes January shorn.

Brian Barton and son Peter, with Peter’s draft of 284 first cross lamb ewes from “Brooklyn”, Wellington, sold in the store lamb section for $90 a head. These were October/November 2016 drop ewes January shorn.

Just on 1000 first-cross ewes were among the offering to a firm market with buyers of both these, store lambs, Merino ewes and wethers, selling to areas from Ariah Park to Guyra and regions in between.

Narromine Stock Agents Association chairman Ashley McGilchrist, Landmark Wilson Russ, said the sale was firm on last month even with the smaller number of ewes on offer.

Andrew and Kathy Wall of Wall and Neindorf, Langidoon Station, Little Topar, among one of their four drafts totalling 770 head of six-year-old Samm/Merino cross ewes in lamb to Samm and Merino sires which topped at $117 and averaged $112. The Walls use Narromine each year to sell their cast-for-age ewes.

Andrew and Kathy Wall of Wall and Neindorf, Langidoon Station, Little Topar, among one of their four drafts totalling 770 head of six-year-old Samm/Merino cross ewes in lamb to Samm and Merino sires which topped at $117 and averaged $112. The Walls use Narromine each year to sell their cast-for-age ewes.

“They still sold to a wide area of the state,” he said.

Top pen of crossbred ewes was kept within the family when Ross Ferrari, “Galteemore”, Trangie, sold his 150 March 2016 drop and February shorn draft for the $180 top.

He was unaware his brother, Steve Ferrari, “Murrumbah”, Trangie, had his eyes on them saying they were the best bred pen of the sale.

Making room at “Cassilis Park”, Cassilis, after the Sir Ivan fires, the Armstrong family sold their 182 July/August 2015 drop May shorn ewes for $176 top Merino money to a Mudgee district restocker.

Little Topar (Broken Hill) region breeders Wall and Niendorf, Langidoon Station, sold all 770 of their annual drafts of Merino and Prime SAMM-cross ewes to average $112 and topping at $117 for June/July 2010 drop ewes scanned in lamb to SAMM and Merino sires.

John and Heather Seale, "Korrawong”, Gilgandra, gained $166 for 197 Merino ewes Dunbogan blood, August 2015 drop and $64 a head for August 2016 drop wethers, February shorn.

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