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Tara Park Merino rams sold to $22,000 for $4062 av | The Land




Guy Evans, Tara Park, Boorowa, with Mark Pendergast, Cottage Park, Cooma, and the second top priced ram.

The reputation of the Tara Park-bred rams is well known in the Boorowa district where woolgrowers turned out to fill their ram requirements at the Tara Park Merino sale conducted on behalf of the Evans family, Boorowa when 105 rams were on offer.

Members of the Merino stud industry also competed strongly for rams at the top of the catalogue, with the top priced ram at $22,000 bought by Michael Hedger, Snowy Plain Merino stud, Berridale.

The average price for the 96 rams sold was $4062.

The top priced ram, a son of BJH by the Yarrawonga son of One Oak 10, had the fleece measurements of 16.9 micron, 2.5 standard deviation (SD) and 100pc…

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