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28 August 2019
Some of the best examples of Australia’s merino sheep were on display at an inaugural Victorian State Merino Field Day at Marnoo in the Wimmera’s east.
Prize sheep, some of them responsible for producing wool rated among the best in the world, were in the spotlight as 28 Victorian studs presented their animals at the showcase competition.
Marnoo field days have been running for three decades but this year organisers expanded the attraction into statewide championships. People travelled from across the state and beyond to attend the Friday event.
Marnoo Merino Stud Breeders Association organised the field day, which featured thousands of dollars in prizes up for grabs.
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Ribbons for a Victorian Champion March Shorn Hogget Ram competition went to Robert Harding from Glendonald Merino Stud at Nhill, first, Norm Weir, Kerrilyn Merino Stud, Dunluce, second, and Clarie McGauchie, Terrick West Stud, Prairie, third.
The entire August 28, 2019 edition of The Weekly Advertiser is available online. READ IT HERE!
The entire August 28, 2019 edition of AgLife is available online. READ IT HERE!