There's a new Merino stud on the scene in western Queensland, and it received healthy interest when it staged a ram sale in Longreach last week.
For their annual sale Alastair and Natasha Wells, One Oak Poll Merino stud, Jerilderie penned 110 rams.
Confidence in the production of heavy cutting Merino rams underpinned a strong sale at Willandra, Jerilderie
The top price ram made $16,000 but Trent Carter, Wallaloo Merinos, was most pleased about the depth of the sale, with an average of $2731.
What is believed to be an Australian record on-property sale Dohne average, 100 rams sold for a $3115 average at the Hughes family's Gullendah 38th annual sale at Baldry on Tuesday.
The Murphy family sold 142 Polled Merino rams for an average of $1555 at their on-property ram sale held at Karbullah, north west of Goondiwindi.
There was a buzz around the pens at Boonoke when a Poll Merino ram sold for $65,000 in private sale.
Buyers from three states secured 228 Haddon Rig Merino rams on Thursday for a $2796 average, up $388 on last year.