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Farrer 130254

Farrer 130254 was purchased by Ida Vale in 2014 from NSW at a record price of $17000. 

 

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A comparison of livestock enterprises including self replacing

The emergence of very large flocks of cleanskin sheep in pastoral Queensland and other states suggests private investors and former sheep people are convinced they are a viable option in environments that could be described as semi arid and best...

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Ida Vale 23rd Production Sale CATALOGUES DISPLAYED

12TH OCTOBER 2016 KOJONUP SHOWGROUNDS, AUCTION STARTS AT 1PM

 The Ida vale 23rd Production sale will be held on Wednesday 12th October 2016 at the Kojonup Showgrounds. There will be 120 White Suffolk, 70 White Dorper and 50 Dorper Rams Offered. 

A comparison of livestock enterprises including self replacing

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A comparison of livestock enterprises including self replacing herds of cleanskin sheep, merinos, goats and cattle

By Lloyd Dunlop Lamb Consultant Goondiwindi

The emergence of very large flocks of cleanskin sheep in pastoral Queensland and other states suggests private investors and former sheep people are convinced they are a viable option in environments that could be described as semi arid and best suited to new African meat sheep genotypes. The largest of these is a 60,000 ewe Damara flock near Warwick in the Traprock Tablelands about 200km west of the Gold Coast. How profitable are they? Could they again lift declining sheep numbers throughout Queensland and pastoral Australia? Most importantly can they raise prime lambs to slaughter weights from pastoral country to exploit their potential incomes?

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