MERINOSELECT provided practical information for Australian Merino breeders and wool growers on the genetic potential of their sheep.
The genetic trend shows that Centre Plus is consistently improving each year.
A son of Centre Plus sire 407185 has topped the Nerstane sale this week at $7,000.
They were forced to pay top dollar of $7000 for the pick of their selections, a son of Centre Plus 185 with a body weight (BW) of 97 kilograms, fat of five millimetres and eye muscle depth of 37mm. The ram recorded a clean fleece weight of 123 per cent
The second five year trial for the Elmore Field Days "Ewes for The Future" Trial. This trial has some different teams but still includes a Centre Plus team. Progress reports of the trial.
Detailed analysis of the Elmore Field Day results have revealed that dual purpose Merinos were not only most profitable prome lamb during the trail, but would have been the most profitable across the three eras spanning the 24 years between 1994 and 2018.
This highlights the resilience and versatility of the duel purpose Merino under a range of market conditions and provides a valuable insight for prime lamb producers seeking to maximise their profitability.