This year’s 24th Farrer Memorial Agricultural High School Ram Sale drew a good crowd for the current season both on site and online through auctions plus. We had a full clearance result of 50 Rams, with the top priced ram sold for $9,100 and a total average of $1,734. Once again the students ran the Helmsman Sale System, with representatives from Auctions Plus attending the sale to insure smooth running of the online interface.
Buyers from across Australia attended the sale in person or online, resulting in rams being sold to Western Australia, Victoria and New South Wales. This year saw a good number of both returning and new clients, chasing low birth weight, high muscling and worm resistant sires with good meat eating qualities. 20 Rams being sold to 11 registered White Suffolk Studs across Australia and two soon to be registered White Suffolk Studs.
Farrer High School students Joseph Ticehurst and Brandon Andrews (red shirts) with top price ram purchasers Craig Mitchell and Philippa Jordan-Hill, Gemini Prime Lamb Sires, Wernith, Victoria, and the $9100 White Suffolk sale topper.
(Photograph Courtesy Teacher Mrs Niaomi Evans)