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  • 2018 Mid-year Newsletter

    Click here to download the 2018 Mid-year Newsletter. Including: 2017 Ram Sale Results The Yanko young ewes top the 15th John Wells Memorial Sheep Sale Jerilderie The Yanko’s 5 ½ year old ewes recorded an amazing sale on Auctions Plus averaging $216.50. 2018 shearing - wool... the wonderful fibre Ian Cameron Junior joins the team DNA testing MerinoLink Jugiong Sire Evaluation

    Posted at August 8, 2018 | By : | Categories : News | 0 Comment
  • Ian Cameron returned to The Yanko

    Ian Cameron returned home in March, after completing a Bachelor of Agricultural Economics at the University of Sydney and working with NAB Agribusiness in the graduate program. He worked in Wagga Wagga and Deniliquin as an Agribusiness Analyst before returning home in time for shearing. He recently assisted in running the AWI National Merino Challenge held in Adelaide on 19 and 20 May, an event held annually for secondary and tertiary students to both compete and ...

    Posted at June 6, 2018 | By : | Categories : News | 0 Comment
  • 2018 Events

    19 June Sheep Week - Display on Day 2 Jerilderie Showgrounds, Jerilderie 20-22 July Display at Australian Sheep & Wool Show, Bendigo 4 September Display at South West Slopes Merino Field Day 27 September  The Yanko On-Property Ram Sale

    Posted at June 6, 2018 | By : | Categories : News | 0 Comment
  • The Yanko Surplus Ewes in hot demand

    At the 15th annual John Wells Memorial store sheep sale at Jerilderie, top price of $252 was paid to Hugh and Heather Cameron, “The Yanko”, Jerilderie for their pen of 434 May/June 2016 drop ewes, September-shorn and The Yanko-blood when purchased by producers from Bendigo. The Cameron’s were presented with the perpetual John Wells Memorial Shield by Caroline Heath, Jerilderie, sister of the late John Wells. Mr Cameron said he was ‘thrilled’ he and Heather had offered ...

    Posted at November 4, 2017 | By : | Categories : News | 0 Comment
  • 2017 Ram Sale Results

    The Cameron family hosted The Yanko on property ram sale on the ram plot next to the homestead on the banks of The Yanko Creek. 70 of the 72 rams offered sold to a top of $3800 for an average price of $1759. Poll Merino rams were in particular demand with 24 of the 25 Poll rams averaging $2035. 46 of the 47 Merino rams sold to a top of $3750 the second top of the sale ...

    Posted at November 4, 2017 | By : | Categories : News | 0 Comment
  • 2017 Ram Sale Catalogue

    Click here to download the 2017 Ram Sale catalogue.  

    Posted at September 17, 2017 | By : | Categories : News | 0 Comment
  • Shearing, the season and lambing…

    After a slow start to the year followed by a welcome autumn break we have seen good feed growth in the Riverina. This has allowed lambing to go forward with no additional feeding requirements for lactating ewes and this has shown in percentages at marking. The maidens achieved a lambing percentage of 114% with an overall stud and flock average of 120%. Shearing was held in early March and with wool price at record levels ...

    Posted at August 5, 2017 | By : | Categories : News | 0 Comment
  • The Yanko’s Breeding Direction

    For many years The Yanko utilized ESBV’s to measure breeding values within the stud. Since 2014 ASBV’s have been implemented to allow us to compare The Yanko’s sheep to the national flock. The use of these breeding values will provide clients with greater information on each ram, helping to select sires possessing the traits that best suit their operation and have the biggest impact on their bottom line. We endeavor to provide clients with the ...

    Posted at August 5, 2017 | By : | Categories : News | 0 Comment
  • MerinoLink Sire Evaluation

    The Yanko Enfield (130003), a son of The Governor a ram purchased from Sims Uardry, has performed exceptionally well in objective and subjective measurements as shown below (No 10,Figure 1d) below. Of particular interest was the very low ratio of culls in The Yanko Enfield progeny where they performed well for growth, structurally sound and good wool. The MerinoLink Sire Evaluation site at Jugiong is an accredited Central Test Sire Evaluation (CSTE) site. It conforms to ...

    Posted at August 5, 2017 | By : | Categories : News | 0 Comment
  • 2017 Events

    14-16 July – Display at Australian Sheep & Wool Show, Bendigo 28 September – The Yanko On-Property Ram Sale

    Posted at March 29, 2017 | By : | Categories : News | 0 Comment
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