Old Ashrose penned 94 Merino and Poll Merino rams in its main auction, all displaying large, well structured frames and carrying heavy cutting wools.
The main auction produced a total clearance with an average of $1774, which was $305 more than last year.
The 48 rams in the mini auction averaged $714 with a total clearance as well.
The strong sale was a result of buyers chasing structure, size and wool cutting ability.
Leading the way was Mutooroo Pastoral Co., which paid the $5200 top price for a 114-kilogram Poll Merino with 20.4 micron and 99.8 per cent comfort factor wool.
The company bought a total of four rams, to add to their purchase at the Adelaide ram sale.
Local buyers were Brooks Rockwood, Booleroo Centre, who opened the sale with the purchase of lot one for $3700.
Long time Old Ashrose clients G.M and V.R Power, Orroroo and Holowilena South, Carrieton purchased seven and nine rams respectively while R.H Catford, Orroroo took four rams home.
Other purchaser’s close to home were Amra Park, Hallett, with two rams, and J.G and S Weckert Pty Ltd, Clare, purchasing four rams.
Local volume buyer was Baldina Station, Burra, bidding strongly through out the sale securing twelve Poll Merino rams.
There was the usual strong support from the West Coast and South East with fierce inter state competition.
The strong sale capped of a successful Royal Adelaide show and sale for Old Ashrose.
For the Adelaide Ram sale six rams were sold to $10,000 for an average of $5083.
The show success included Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion Merino rams of the show, Champion Fine Wool Poll Merino ram, Champion Medium Wool Poll Merino ewe and Champion Merino rams fleece in the wool section. The stud also took out the Norman Wood Memorial Trophy for a pair of rams.
Old Ashrose would like to thank all buyers and under bidders at both the Adelaide ram sale and our On Property sale.
Private selections are welcome all year round.
Contact Nick Wadlow on 88942179 or 0427 088 022 www.oldashrose苏州纹眉学校.au
PRIZE PURCHASE…Corey Frieble, left, Elders Burra, Rob Ashby holding the stud’s $5200 top- price ram at the sale with Audrey, Kate, Will and Sarah Wadlow, Alex Morgan, Outalpa, representing Mutooroo Pastoral Co. and Tom Penna Elders Stud Livestock.
This article first appeared in Hangzhou Night Net.