2016 RAM SALE
2016 Sale Summary
148 rams sold on the day
Top price $4500, sale average $1724, with helmsman averaging $2054
Top priced ram was lot 12, sold to Andrew Burgess, Ruby Hills Merino Stud, Walcha, NSW with a micron of 18.1 and ASBV’s of 6.8 for YWT, 1.0 for YFAT, 1.0 for YEMD, -42 for YWEC, 2.8 for YSC and 12.4 for YCFW.
Strong demand in Northern NSW and Southern QLD areas with 31 rams going to the Walgett/Mungindi area, 46 rams to the Thallon/Dirranbandi area and 18 rams into the Goondiwindi area.
Rams travelled as far as Julia Creek and Winton in north QLD, Junee in southern NSW and Armidale/Walcha/Emmaville in the NSW Tablelands
Colanya Poll Merino Stud, Longreach, QLD owned by Pat and Sue Hegarty are dispersing their stud and had 11 rams available on the day, clearing 9.
A variety of local Artwork, Photography and Handicraft was on display in the woolshed.
A drawing of a lamb by Vicki Murphy was auctioned off for $220, with proceeds going to the Royal Flying Doctors Service.