A love of heavy fleeces drives Vince Janota to seek more production from his Merino ewes.
Governments have been accused of sitting on their hands and doing nothing to help meat processing sector through a livestock "drought"
The recent upward burst in lamb prices has continued this week at sales around south-east Australia.
A big Merino field day at Trangie in Central West NSW early next month will provide an update on drought recovery strategies and flock reproduction performance.
Well presented first cross wether lambs made good money at Edenhope yesterday, with the top price $174.
Edenhope held the national record for ewe prices for mere hours but it retains the highest price in Victoria, with prices to $388.
A decision to go ahead with their annual ram sale despite a tough season has paid off for Wilgunya Merino Stud's Heather and Max Wilson.
The clearance of 189 Poll Boonoke and Wanganella rams for $3673 augurs well for the Merino ram selling season