One of Australia's earliest and prestigious Dorper stud flocks is to go under the auctioneer's hammer.
Merino ewes are still topping store sheep sales at Narromine, last week at $113 a head for in-lamb older ewes.
Merino ewes were popular at Narromine whether in lamb or not detectable and keenly sught after in big drafts by western restockers after some rain.
Merino ewes topping Narromine store sheep sale last week left agents and onlookers scratching their heads in wonder - none could remember Merinos beating first-cross ewes in price, if ever, then at least in recent decades.
The interest in meaty prime lamb has boosted sales of Charolais rams at Camlea's seventh annual sale
MOVED to a new time of the year, the Annalara White Dorper annual ram sale was held to a good sized gallery of buyers.
CONSISTENCY was the most used word by the sale gallery at the Highveld stud International annual production sale at Mendooran this week.
The second annual Harewood Dohne ram sale at Armidale on Tuesday delivered a record top price of $3300, up $1000 on last year.