Merino flock ewe competitions a boost to breeding industry.
Involving young people in the art of showing and judging sheep is a major focus each year at the Royal Canberra Show.
Poor nutrition during a ewe's pregnancy will have adverse effects on her progeny's entire lifetime of wool production.
Harold and Phillip Crouch of Karu Pastoral Pty Ltd, Milby, Condobolin, took the top spot on February 28.
An increased showing of Merino sheep realised string competition among breeders during the 2019 Royal Canberra Show.