NSW Border show and sale hits $4000

New South Wales Border Show & Sale


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The New South Wales Border Leicester show and sale was recently held at the Dubbo Showgrounds.

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Rowena Sweeney and Scott Thrift with the top priced ram who sold for $4000 to an undisclosed buyer after the sale.

Rowena Sweeney and Scott Thrift with the top priced ram who sold for $4000 to an undisclosed buyer after the sale.

The New South Wales Border Leicester show and sale was held at the Dubbo Showgrounds last Tuesday.

Judge Ian Micheel was very impressed with the quality and presentation of the sheep.

“The champion ram (from Avoca Border Leicesters) was a good overall sheep,” he said.

“His length and shape of his body, his top line handles well and has a reasonable fleece of wool on him, a good balanced sheep.”

The sale saw a top price of $4000 for a Nundoone ram, who was sold to an undisclosed purchaser while two rams will find themselves at the South Australian property of Mike King, Bordertown.

Elders auctioneer Paul Jameson, Mike King, South Australia and Ben Campbell holding onto the champion ram from Avoca Border Leicesters.

Elders auctioneer Paul Jameson, Mike King, South Australia and Ben Campbell holding onto the champion ram from Avoca Border Leicesters.

Mr King attended the sale as a good opportunity to get some quality rams.

“I was looking for a thicker type ram with a good wool type,” he said.

“I had marked out three rams, I got two of them and was the underbidder on the third.”

The sale was conducted by Elders Dubbo with Paul Jameson auctioneer.

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