A feature of the 11th annual on-property ram sale on account Simon and Kristina King, Avonside Merino Stud, Cooma was the complete clearance of 40 rams penned for auction.
Another feature was the top price paid at $7200 was equal to the top price paid for the stud, and which studmaster Simon King said was a sign woolgrowers were very pleased with the productive direction he and his stud advisor Damian Meaburn were taking.
The top price was paid by return clients Connorville Station, Cressy, Tasmania who was represented by station manager Adrian Carpenter.
Mr Carpenter thought his ram was well balanced with a strong constitution.
"I like his barrell and well sprung frame," he said.
"His fleece is well nourished and free growing."
Connorville Station, Cressy, Tasmania joins over 12,000 Merino ewes and have been buying rams from Avonside for the past decade.
The sale average for the 40 rams sold was $2075.
The sale was interfaced with AuctionsPlus, was settled by Elders and Monaro Livestock and Property, Cooma with Paul Jameson (Elders) taking the bids.
- Full report next week.
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