Merino ewe competition judging can improve flock quality

Stephen Burns
By Stephen Burns
Updated June 16 2022 - 10:44pm, first published June 15 2022 - 4:00am
Not only judges, but spectators are encouraged to list the flocks in their particular preference. The peoples' choice is eagerly contested.

It takes a lot of courage to expose your Merino flock to a wide audience during the annual flock ewe competitions, but the trade off has always been an improvement in your flock and the social interaction of your peers.


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