Merino and Poll Merino ewes and rams prepared for show on day one Great Southern Supreme Merino in Canberra

71st Great Southern Supreme Merino - Day 1

A great lineup of August shorn Poll Merino and Merino sheep went before the judges on day one at the 71st Great Southern Supreme Merino show in Canberra

A great lineup of August shorn Poll Merino and Merino sheep went before the judges on day one at the 71st Great Southern Supreme Merino show in Canberra.

Judges:

Superfine wool – Phillip Carlon, Uralla

Fine wool – Hamish McLaren, Woolbrook

Fine/Medium wool – Simon Bahr, Henty

Medium/Strong wool – Wayne Button, Tammin, WA

Results:

Champion Fine/Medium wool sale ram, Merryville, Boorowa

Champion Medium/Strong wool sale ram, Brundanella, Grenfell

Champion superfine wool sale ram, Conrayn, Berridale

Champion fine wool sale ram, Grassy Creek, Boorowa

Champion Poll Merino sale ram, Billa Burra Burra, yass

Campion sale ram – Peter Lette, Conrayn, Berridale

August-shorn Merino ram classes:

Champion superfine wool ram, Wurrook, Rokewood, Victoria

Champion medium/strong wool ram, Lach River, Cowra

Champion fine wool ram, Langdene, Dunedoo

Champion fine/medium wool ram, Langdene, Dunedoo

Champion August-shorn Merino ram – Richard Chalker, Lach River, Cowra

August-shorn Merino ewe classes:

Champion fine wool ewe, Langdene, Dunedoo

Ben Simmons with champion August-shorn fine wool Merino ewe bred by Garry Cox, Langdene, Dunedoo

Champion fine/medium wool ewe, Langdene, Dunedoo

Champion superfine wool ewe, Merryville, Boorowa

Champion medium/strong wool ewe, Orrie Cowie, Warooka, SA

Champion August-shorn Merino ewe – Garry Cox, Langdene, Dunedoo

Jock Merriman, Merryville, Boorowa with champion August-shorn superfine wool ewe

August-shorn Poll Merino ram classes:

Champion fine/medium wool ram, Wongara, Junee

Champion medium/strong wool ram, Terrick West, Prairie, Victoria

Champion superfine wool ram, Bocoble, Mudgee

Champion fine wool ram, Langdene, Dunedoo

Champion August-shorn Poll Merino ram, Doug Walker, Wongara, Junee

Doug, Lucy, Georgie and Mollie Walker, Wongara, Junee with their champion August-shorn Poll Merino ram and junior champion Poll Merino ram

August-shorn Poll Merino ewe classes:

Champion fine/medium wool ewe, Karowara Plains, Bedgerabong

Champion superfine wool ewe, Wurrook, Rokewood, Victoria

Champion fine wool ewe, Grassy Creek, Boorowa

Champion medium/strong wool ewe, Wongara, Junee

Ross McGauchie, Terrick West, Prairie, Victoria with his champion August-shorn medium/strong wool Poll Merino ram

Champion August-shorn Poll Merino ewe, Paul Walton, Wurrook, Rokewood.

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