Langdene scoops sale ram crowns

Langdene scoops sale ram crowns at Rabobank Dubbo Merino National


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Langdene double: Chief steward Malcolm Cox, Mudgee, sashes grand and reserve sale ram champions, held by Ben Simmons and Garry Cox, Langdene stud, Dunedoo.

Langdene double: Chief steward Malcolm Cox, Mudgee, sashes grand and reserve sale ram champions, held by Ben Simmons and Garry Cox, Langdene stud, Dunedoo.

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Day One at the 2019 Rabobank Dubbo Merino National Show and Sale.

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The Cox family's Langdene stud, Dunedoo, scooped both grand and reserve grand champion sale ram crowns on the first day of the 2019 Rabobank Merino National in Dubbo on Tuesday.

The stud's champion fine wool sale ram was awarded grand accolade while their fine/medium wool champion gained reserve.

Both sired by Roseville Park 14.3033, the grand champion was growing 17.6-micron wool, while the reserve has 18.1-micron wool, and both were members of Langdene's six-ram sale team.

The Coddington family's Roseville Park stud, Dubbo, exhibited champion medium wool sale ram with a 17.7-micron son of Charinga DocXL, and also took out the coveted champion pen of three rams award.

Langdene showed reserve champion pen of three sale rams.

Warick and Barbara Kopp's Towalba stud, Peak Hill, was awarded the strong wool championship with a ram from their Towalba Green family.

The sale will commence at 11am on Thursday, with 36 rams catalogued to go under the hammer.

March shorns

Towalba stud continued its success in the strong wool section taking out grand champion March-shorn Merino ram, while reserve was a milk-tooth fine wool ram from Nerstane, Woolbrook.

Grand champion Poll Merino ram was the 2019 Riverina Ram of the Year, Poll Boonoke 180874. He was by White River 160546 and shown by Australian Food and Agriculture Company Ltd, Deniliquin.

Reserve was from Willandra stud, Jerilderie.

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