Golden fleeces flow from progeny testing and elite breeding

John Ellicott
By John Ellicott
December 28 2017 - 7:30pm
Jim Cassilles, "Matong", Cooma with "Gem" and maiden ewes and August-September drop lambs from Hazeldean bloodlines.

On the Monaro, the quest for the golden fleece is no legend, it’s a woolgrowing victory fashioned over the decades, making finer wool but increasing fleece weights. Access to top stud stock, improved pastures and adapting shearing times has created the legend.


John Ellicott

John Ellicott

senior journalist

journalist and author