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Lawral Park Sale Report

STRONG interest from stud buyers, as well as good pastoral support, help lift the top price and average at the Lawral Park 16th annual on-property SAMM ram sale at Ungarra on Monday. With six buyers from studs across Australia, the sale reached a high of $6750, for lot 3, with full clearance of 80 rams …

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Resilient Prime SAMM ewes perform in tough conditions

Resilient Prime SAMM ewes perform in tough conditions

Vanessa Binks, 12 Sept 2019 WHILE maintaining a thriving sheep mob throughout drought-like conditions has been challenging for mixed farmer Tom Weckert, he says his Prime SAMM-cross ewes have performed above expectations. Tom was attracted to the breed more than 13 years ago when he was looking to graze a “hardier sheep” at Orroroo. Previously, …

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Market sends lamb prices higher

Courtney Walsh THERE’S no security for bragging rights when it comes to holding onto the State record saleyard lamb price crown at the moment. Records have been tumbling, sale after sale, with the latest record set on Wednesday last week, when a line of 54 Prime SAMM ram lambs from Bunkin Farming Enterprises, Dumbleyung, made …

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Lamb Record Rolled Again

Courtney Walsh The WA record price for lambs has been broken again with a line of Prime SAMM ram lambs selling for $289 at Katanning. At today’s (Wednesday) sale a line of 54 orange tag Prime SAMM ram lambs took the market to new heights, reaching $289 a head. The October shorn lambs were offered …

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2017 Prime SAMM representation at Bendigo

Australian Sheep and Wool Show

Competitors from three states (WA, SA and NSW) created an excellent competition with 50 sheep in the Prime SAMM classes this year. The judge, Geoff Thomas, commented on the improvement in wool quality and the high standard of the exhibits. The show provided the opportunity to promote the SAMM breed and for breeders to exchange …

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