Sibling pressure is on Merino young judges state champion and reserve to take out "National" titles at Adelaide Royal Show in September.
The Corkhill family from Grassy Creek Merinos, Boorowa, has taken home overall highest points ram in the Merino production class at Sydney Royal. Nerstane wins highest points ewe.
With seven judges, competition in the Cox Pavilion during the Merino judging provided a wonderful spectacle for spectators, exhibitors and stewards
Currently studying at the Bond University, Katie Grimmett from Woodenbong won the state final of the RAS/ASC meat breeds young sheep competition.
The Stonehaven Cup is seen by stud Merino breeders as the ultimate prize for March-shorn sheep during the annual Sydney Royal Show.
A Glanna-blood fleece from the Waters family at Armidale took out the district exhibits champion fleece award.
Believed to be the first-time a Show Society fleece has grained grand championship in Sydney Royal Merino fleece judging, Nimmitabel Show leads the way.
Ian and Lorraine Hills just love showing their Merino fleeces at Sydney Royal and take home a bundle of prizes.
It's been 10 years since the Cox family's Langdene stud, Dunedoo, has represented NSW in the national Merino pair competition at Bendigo's Australian Sheep and Wool Show, but this year they'll do it again.
Poll Merinos hit supreme status at Sydney Royal Show when Nerstane stud's fine-medium March-shorn ewe was crowned supreme Merino ewe of show.