Demondrille takes out supreme Merino exhibit

Demondrille takes out supreme Merino exhibit


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Supreme Merino exhibit and supreme ram is the superfine March shorn grand champion shown by Andrew, Patrick, Patrick Jnr and Leanne Davis, Demondrille stud, Harden, with Angus Beveridge, Wyuna stud, Armatree, President, NSW Stud Merino Breeders Association.

Supreme Merino exhibit and supreme ram is the superfine March shorn grand champion shown by Andrew, Patrick, Patrick Jnr and Leanne Davis, Demondrille stud, Harden, with Angus Beveridge, Wyuna stud, Armatree, President, NSW Stud Merino Breeders Association.

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The $21,000 Demondrille superfine Merino ram at Armidale ram sales earlier this year has won the coveted supreme Merino exhibit,

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A Demondrille ram which sold for $21,000 at Armidale ram sale this year was awarded supreme Merino exhibit at Sydney Royal Show.

As part of the purchase condition with purchaser Rodney Kent, Kurrajong Park stud, Delungra, the Davis family, Harden, exhibited the six-tooth class-winner ram at the Sydney exhibition to win the champion March shorn superfine wool, grand champion superfine ram award before taking on all grand comers for the supreme accolades.

Supreme Merino ewe was the fine wool four-tooth March shorn shown by the McLaren family, Nerstane stud, Woolbrook. Pictured is fine wool judge Andrew Rintoul, Tilba Tilba stud, Dongiemon, WA, Megan Giannini, Executive Officer, NSW Stud Merino Breeders Association, Hamish, John and Jock McLaren.

Supreme Merino ewe was the fine wool four-tooth March shorn shown by the McLaren family, Nerstane stud, Woolbrook. Pictured is fine wool judge Andrew Rintoul, Tilba Tilba stud, Dongiemon, WA, Megan Giannini, Executive Officer, NSW Stud Merino Breeders Association, Hamish, John and Jock McLaren.

The ram then stood against the McLaren family's Nerstane stud's fine wool grand champion and supreme Merino ewe from Woolbrook, after earlier winning the four-tooth March shorn ewe class to be achieve the supreme Merino exhibit award.

Speaking on behalf of the the seven judges, Jono Merriman, Merrignee stud, Boorowa, said the Demondrille ram fits the character of a supreme exhibit.

"His presence and overpowering structure and ability to stand square showed he was worthy of being the supreme exhibit," Mr Merriman said.

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