Merino success at Sydney Royal| Photos

The supreme exhibit, supreme Merino ram and grand champion superfine ram bred and exhibited by Andrew and Patrick Davis, Demondrille Merinos, Harden.
The supreme exhibit, supreme Merino ram and grand champion superfine ram bred and exhibited by Andrew and Patrick Davis, Demondrille Merinos, Harden.

There was great excitement in the Cox Pavilion during the 2019 Sydney Royal Show when an outstanding superfine ram was awarded the supreme exhibit.

The ram had previously had success at the 2019 Great Southern Supreme Merino show in Canberra followed by recognition as the supreme at Armidale show and sale where it was purchased by Rodney Kent, Kurrajong Park Merino stud, Delungra for $21,000.

The supreme Merino ewe, the grand champion fine wool was exhibited by the McLaren family, Nerstane Merino stud, Woolbrook.

Photos of champions from the Merino classes are in the gallery.

Merino judges were:

Nigel Brumpton, Mt Ascot, Mitchell, Qld - fine/medium wool (feature breed)

Russell Jones, Darriwell, Trundle - medium and strong wool

Andrew Rintoul, Tilba Tilba, Dongiemon, WA - finewool

Jono Merriman, Merrignee, Boorowa - superfine wool

James Rayner, Pomanara, Sallys Flat - ultrafine wool

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