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Winner of Pen of Three at SWS Field Day

Yarrawonga wins the Pen of Three Rams at the South West Slope Field Day on Tuesday 3rd September 2019. All three rams were bred by Alfoxton 430 and we have 70 rams in our sale that he had bred!… Continue reading

Top 3 rams at 2019 Ram Sale

Here are the top 3 rams up for auction at the 2019 Ram Sa… Continue reading

2018 Ram sale results

As Yarrawonga don’t offer any stud rams at multi vendor sales, the only opportunity to purchase our genetics is at our on property ram sale. Our ram sale is made up of both stud and specially selected rams. We pride ourselves on been able to provide consistent quality to our commercial clients at commercially viable … Continue reading

Yarrawonga 193 sold for $60,000

Yarrawonga 193 sold for $60,000 to Hollow Mount, Wurrock & Tara Park Studs.  Yarrawonga retains half semen rights… Continue reading

Top price sold for $16,000

This one is our top price ram from our on property ram sale. Top price sold $16,000 Avonside Stud, Cooma… Continue reading

Equal second top price ram sold for $14,000

Equal second top price ram $14000 sold to Stanley & Susan Ha… Continue reading

Equal second top price ram sold for $14,000

Equal second top price ram Sold $14,000, High View Stud,  WA Perry & Sharon Corker… Continue reading

Sold for $11,000 to Gavin Swords

Sold for $11,000 to Gavin Swords, Laraben Merino Stud, Mudgee… Continue reading

Two Sires now available for Semen

We are offering semen from two Sires at $40 per dose which is great value for exceptional rams. For more info and stats about Yarrawonga 1162 and Yarrawonga 193 visit our Sire page… Continue reading

Won Ram of the Year at 2018 SWS Field Day

South West Slopes Merino Breeders Ram of the Year 2018 won by Yarrawonga Merino Stud… Continue reading

Won Pen of Three at 2018 SWS Field Day

1st place goes to Yarrawonga Merino Stud for the Pen of Three Rams at the South West Slopes Merino Breeders Field … Continue reading

Yarrawonga 961 Success

Our Semen Sire Y961 has been used in a number of different breeding programs. Bendigo 2018, 961 sired 15 sheep from Seven different studs. Progeny from 961 where awarded four reserve champions. A highlight was a son of 961 bred by John Crawford of ‘Rockbank Merino Stud’, winning Victorian Ram of the year… Continue reading

Bill and Marg Mackey getting great results

New clients Bill and Marg Mackey have seen great results in their F1 Yarrawonga crosses with an increase of half a kilogram fleece weight compared to their contempories as well as averaging 17.1 micron, yielding 72% and a staple strength of 61 neutrons. This equates to a $5.6o/DSE increase in one generational cross… Continue reading

A fantastic line of ewes

This years ET program consisted of 15 maiden ewes that are all bred from Yarra 961. They are a fantastic line of ewes that are truly balanced and display all major qualities of profitability. … Continue reading

Winners of Berridale Ewe Competition

Congratulations Brett and Jane Constance overall winners of the Berridale Ewe Competition and Martin and Liz Walters winners of the hogget section.   Save Save Save Save Sav… Continue reading

Steve and Ben with Damien Maeburn classing young rams

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The 2016 drop reserve rams shorn

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2016 Ram Sale Results

Our sale results where, 200 rams sold for a 100% clearance, topping at $20 000 and averaging $… Continue reading

Yarrawonga Sire 961

Sire: Yarrra 2222 X R1137(Sire of Dam is RP1135) Dam: P60(ET) x WP904 DOB: Sept 2014 Mic: 17.5, SD: 3.1, CV: 17, CF: 99.5 Click here for more details&#… Continue reading

Yarrawonga has won the South West Slopes 2016 Ram of the Year

He will be for sale in our on property ram sale as Lot 3 on Monday 12th September… Continue reading

2015 Ram Sale Results

Total clearance of 174 rams, Top price $20,000, Average $3266. [acx_slideshow name=”Ram Sale 2015″] Click here to view our 2015 Ram Sale Results… Continue reading

2015 Results – The Proofs in the Paddock

Bookham Ag wether trial – Yarrawonga * 1st Place – cutting 9.2 kg at 18.4 micron. Berridale Ewe competition * 1st Place – to Brett and Jane Constance – ‘Athlone’, Peakview Bookham Ewe competiton * 1st Place – to Richard & Steph Hyles – ‘Westbourne’, Berremangra… Continue reading

Final Bloodline summary

Provided below is information recently published in the Merino Bloodline Performance financial summary, containing analyzing data from a number of different results from wether trials and their respective medium accuracy bloodlines. This information displays that the Yarrawonga bloodline is continuing to be a leading bloodline within the industry. Within the Merino Bloodline Performance financial summary … Continue reading

New addition to our team

Damien Meaburn has been appointed stud advisor at Yarrawonga. Damien’s natural flair for the Merino Industry and classing for many commercial and stud operations will give Yarrawonga a continuing pathway of breeding profitable Merinos. His extensive knowledge and like minded approach of merino breeding and genetics will compliment the team at Yarrawonga to continue to … Continue reading

Richard Hyles wins Bookham Ewe Comp 2015

Congratulations to Yarrawonga client Richard and Steph Hyles, winner of the Bookham Ag Bureau Ewe Competition 2015 pictured here with his winning team… Continue reading

Freshly shorn reserve ram lambs

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Reserve Poll ram lamb

Damien Meaburn checking fleece of Reserve Poll ram lamb with fleece weight  8.4kg. It also had a body weight of 84 kg at 10 months… Continue reading

Shearing reserve ram Lambs

Ben Patrick, Damien Meaburn & Steve Phillips at the shearing of reserve ram Lambs. Steve, Ben and Damien are watching Mark Crowe shearing… Continue reading

Winners of Wendouree Shield 2014

Winners of Wendouree Shield 2014 South West Slopes Field Day Pen of three Rams. Held by Peter Englert, Ben Patrick & Steve Phillips… Continue reading

One Oak ET 10 purchased for $30,000

One Oak ET 10 purchased at the One Oak dispersal for $30,000. Pictured with Damien Meaburn, Graham Wells, Ben Patrick, Don Phillips and Steve Phillips… Continue reading

2014 Ram Sale Results

Total 169 Rams Sold to $11,500 Average $2,267. Top priced Poll ram sold to Frank Kaveney, Tallawong Stud, Yass and $11,500 ram sold to Ted and Ellen Hopkins, Kanyana, Jerangle [acx_slideshow name=”Ram Sale 2014″] &nbs… Continue reading

Movie: Yarrawonga rams to $11,500 at the 2014 ram sale

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Yarrawonga rams to $22,000

Ben Patrick, Yarrawonga Merinos and Poll merinos; Purchaser Michael Hedger, Snowy Plain Merinos, Berridale; agent Brett Povey, Monaro Wool Services Schute Bell, Cooma: Sam Phillips, Yarrawonga; Yarrawonga stud principal Steve Phillips; sale auctioneer Paul Dooley, Tamworth and Georgia Phillips, Yarrawonga all pictured with the $22000 top-priced ram… Continue reading

2013 Ram Sale Photos

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Movie: Yarrawonga Merino and Poll Merino 2013 Sale

Rams topped at $22,000 at the Yarrawonga Merino and Poll Meriono sale on Monday at Harden… Continue reading

Top price ram sold for $8600

Top price Ram 2012 On property at $8600 sold to Michael Hedger Snowy Plains Stud Berridale photographed with Brett Povey Shute Belle Cooma and Sam, Steve and Georgia Phillips… Continue reading

Congratulations to long time clients

Congratulations Brett and Jane Constance On 2014 people’s choice award in the Berridale ewe competition Photo: Brett and Jane Constance, Athlone Peak View. Winners of the 2013 Berridale ewe competition… Continue reading

Congratulations to long time clients

Once again congratulations to Tony and Peter Crocker for top five finalist in Boorowa ewe competition for 2014. Photo: Tony and Peter Croker Willowdale Rugby were once again a top five finalist in the 2013 Boorowa ewe competition… Continue reading