Haddon Rig hits $20,000 top and new sale average record of $3047

Haddon Rig Merinos reaches $20,000 top, $3047 average

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The top-priced ram of the day was Merino ram HR 200531, purchased for $20,000 by James and Jo Morris, Bonanza Merino Stud, Walgett. Pictured is Bonanza Stud Classer Andy McLeod who purchased on behalf of the Morris family; Haddon Rig Stud Principal George Falkiner, Warren; Auctioneer Paul Dooley, Paul Dooley Pty Ltd, Tamworth and HR Stud Manager Andy Maclean, Warren.

The top-priced ram of the day was Merino ram HR 200531, purchased for $20,000 by James and Jo Morris, Bonanza Merino Stud, Walgett. Pictured is Bonanza Stud Classer Andy McLeod who purchased on behalf of the Morris family; Haddon Rig Stud Principal George Falkiner, Warren; Auctioneer Paul Dooley, Paul Dooley Pty Ltd, Tamworth and HR Stud Manager Andy Maclean, Warren.

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The top ram at $20,000 was Lot 5 - HR 200531 which was purchased by James and Jo Morris, Bonanza Merino stud, Walgett.

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A new sale average record was set for at the Haddon Rig Merinos annual two-tooth ram sale on Thursday, where 326 rams sold to average $3047.

The top ram at $20,000 was Lot 5 - HR 200531 which was purchased by James and Jo Morris, Bonanza Merino stud, Walgett.

The top Poll Merino ram was Lot 10 - HRP 200176 which was purchased via AuctionsPlus by the Carrigan family, Tyrone Merino stud, Gurley.

A total of 326 rams sold on Thursday, from 329 offered for a 99 per cent clearance.

The's sale average of $3047 is a $251 improvement on the 2020 result.

In the breakdown, 129 Merino rams sold for an average of $2759 while 196 Poll Merino rams sold for an average of $3237.

Guest auctioneer was Paul Dooley, Tamworth.

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