Woolkabin stud breaks supreme drought
THE top award in the Merino ring has eluded one of Wagin Woolorama's longest serving exhibitors the Patterson family, Woolkabin stud, Woodanilling for more than 40 years.
Persistence pays off for Auburn Valley stud
WHILE most of the State was in election mode, judges in the Make Smoking History Wagin Woolorama wool shed were in selection mode, seeking the most superior fleece from the 97 exhibits.
Sheep milk products scoop dairy awards
A CHEESE made from sheep milk created WA dairy industry history last month.
Texel champions split between two studs
QUALITY rather than quantity would be the best way to sum up this year's Texel competition. Dropping to two studs from last year's four didn't affect the quality of any of the 21 entries, as both the...
Curlew Creek stud wins grand PD award
THE day of judging for the British and Australasian breeds at the 2017 Make Smoking History Wagin Woolorama kicked off when the Suffolks, White Suffolks and Poll Dorsets made their way into the ring i...
Positive gong to sheep meat trade
THE sheep meat trade is tipped to meet unprecedented value in 2017, if exports continue on current trends.
October shorn ewes attract bids to $152
CONSIDERING the downpour across a large area of the agricultural region last week, a good number of buyers were on hand for an offering of just over 4000 head at the Primaries Special Sheep Sale at Ka...
3.5yo Merino ewes claim $152 sale top
BUYERS and onlookers crowded the sheep yards at the Hewton family's Moodiarrup property last week, kicking off the clearing sale, held by Westcoast Livestock.
Front dumps Wheatbelt rain
YORKRAKINE has borne the brunt of the latest weather front, which dumped close to 200 millimetres of rain in a six-hour period on Saturday night.
Mount Ronan White Suffolk hits $2700
DESPITE sweltering temperatures at the Bowen family's third annual Mount Ronan summer ram sale last week, the punters just kept on bidding - willing to go the distance for the circled lots in their ca...