All the photos from the Bookham ewe competition

All the photos from the Bookham ewe competition


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Maiden Merino ewes on display for judging during the annual Bookham Merino ewe cometition

Maiden Merino ewes on display for judging during the annual Bookham Merino ewe cometition

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Merino breeders gathered during the Bookham Merino ewe competition seeking to improve the flocks and ultimately the bottom line of their businesses

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Committed Merino breeders gathered during the annual Bookham Merino ewe competition to look over the flocks entered and also to interact with other breeders all seeking to improve the flocks and ultimately the bottom line of their businesses.

Eight flocks were visited and were scrutinized under the experienced eyes and hands of judges Jono Merriman, Merrignee and Koonwarra studs, Boorowa and Simon Flick, Landmark wool specialist based at Boorowa. 

Results:

Top ten percent sponsored by Gordon Litchfield Wool, Yass and Cooma

Third – Graham and Roy Robertson, “Sutton Grange”, Bookham (Tallawong, Merignee and Yarrawonga blood)

Second – David and Jan Young, Bookham (Leachim, Bundilla blood)

David Young in the "Glenrock" shearing shed

David Young in the "Glenrock" shearing shed

First – Tony Armour, “Glenrock”, Bookham (Weston Park, Avonsworth, Johnson Park blood) 

Tony Armour explaing his sheep breeding and management program

Tony Armour explaing his sheep breeding and management program

Shortwool section sponsored by Grogansworth Merinos, Bowning

First – Richard and Stephanie Hyles, “Westbourne”, Bookham (Yarrawonga blood)

Encouragement Award sponsored by Bogo Merinos, Yass

George Henderson at Kingslea, Bookham

George Henderson at Kingslea, Bookham

First – Sandy Shannon, Bookham Station, Bookham, (Middle View, Yarrawonga blood)

Overall winners sponsored by Elders, Yass

Third – Caroline Spittle and Rosie Mitchell, Kingslea Partnership, Bookham (Grogansworth blood)

Second – Dacre Weston, “Shalom”, Bookham (Broula blood)

August drop June shorn ewes at "Sutton Grange", Bookham

August drop June shorn ewes at "Sutton Grange", Bookham

First – Graham and Roy Roberton, “Sutton Grange”, Bookham (Tallawong, Merignee and Yarrawonga blood)

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