The Australian Sheep and Wool Show allows WA stud to showcase their top genetics.
Merinos have played a big role in our history even featuring on our currency, the shilling from 1938 until the introduction of decimal currency in 1966.
Dunedoo stud has been making the trip to Bendigo since first representing the national pair for NSW in 2005.
A contingent of 25 studs will make up the largest Merino team to represent Western Australia at the ASWS.
Without the evolution of the Merino, Australia would have taken longer to reach economic and political independence