Merino competition strong at Crookwell

Stephen Burns
By Stephen Burns
January 25 2022 - 7:00pm
Finalist: Anthony Elmes, Glenayr, Biala, with his Royalla/Boudjah-blood maiden ewes.
Finalist: Geoff Selmes, Wahronga, Narrawa, with his Royalla-blood maiden ewes.
Finalist: Brian Anderson, Lower Sylvia Vale, Binda, and his Demondrille-blood ewes.

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Craig Pearsall, Elders, Goulburn, with finalist Brad Cartwright, Kempton, Laggan, and his Thalabah-blood maiden ewes. There is to 80 years of Thalabah genetics in the Kempton flock.
Imogen, Natalie, Tony, Ava and Brendan Hewiit, Galmara, Wheeo, and their Winrock/Carrabungla-blood maiden ewes.
Finalist: Matt Nagle, Wongaburra, Binda, with his Homesville-blood maiden ewes.
Alex Wheelwright, Phils River, Laggan, with his father James and their Grassy Creek-blood maiden ewes.
Finalist: Bruce Fitzell, Erin Timbrell and Daniel Fitzell, Flowerburn, Peelwood, and their Langdene-blood maiden ewes.
Margaret Cosgrove, Greenthorpe, Cassie Baile, AWN, Goulburn, Claire Johnson, Boorowa, Ally Jaffrey, Nutrien, Crookwell.

There was a lot of comment during the 14th annual Crookwell Flock Ewe Competition about the enormous amount of rain recorded in the past twelve months and the consequence of pasture growth.

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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