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.

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John Ellicott

John Ellicott

senior journalist

journalist and author