First-cross ewes at Yass sell to $410| Photos

Stephen Burns
By Stephen Burns
Updated January 11 2022 - 3:15am, first published January 7 2022 - 3:00am
Gemma O'Brien and her father John from Crookwell with their pen of 106 one and half year ewes sold for $410. Sired by Jerradale Border Leicester rams they were bought by a repeat buyer for the third year.

A very damp day didn't stop prime lamb producers from lining up at the opening sheep sheep for the south where 8428 first-cross ewes and ewe lambs went under the hammer at SELX Yass, on Friday.

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Stephen Burns

Stephen Burns

Journalist, Wagga Wagga

Jackaroo on Merino sheep studs in the Riverina, a lifetime working on the land with sheep, cropping and cattle. Graduate Charles Sturt Uni with degree in Business and a Dean's Certificate. Graduate C.B. Alexander Agricultural College