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  • How 2016 is Shaping Up…

    Read our July newsletter on how 2016 is shaping up. Download Here

    Posted at July 13, 2016 | By : | Categories : News | 0 Comment
  • 2016 – A Return to a Wet Winter!

    We experienced a hot and very dry Autumn in the Riverina. All ewes were fed into lambing which is not ideal, but important to keep energy levels high. Since the rain started at the end of April, we have now had 200mls (8 inches) and The Yanko has been transformed with swamps full, water in low lying areas and trefoil and native grasses all coming away. We are set for a wonderful Spring.

    Posted at July 13, 2016 | By : | Categories : News | 0 Comment
  • Ram Sale to be held on Thursday 22 September, 2016

    We welcome you to our Ram Sale. Inspections from 10.00 am and a light lunch will be available.
Following the Sale there will be rams for private selection. We returned to holding an On Property Ram Sale in 2015 where we sold all 64 rams offered for auction, for a top price of $3,500 and average of $1,867.

    Posted at July 13, 2016 | By : | Categories : News | 0 Comment
  • Breeding Objectives

    Australian Sheep Breeding Values (ASBV’s) are available to help clients with selection of rams. Breeding values 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 endeavour to provide clients with the most up to date tools for the selection of their genetics, and with the help of ASBVs, rams can be assessed for fleece, carcase ...

    Posted at July 13, 2016 | By : | Categories : News | 0 Comment
  • National Merino Challenge

    Over the weekend, the National Merino Challenge was held in Sydney with The Yanko sponsoring The University of Sydney’s team. Run by the AWI, the NMC is both a competition and learning tool for Secondary and Tertiary students looking to gain more knowledge about the Wool Industry and saw students travel from four states including WA, SA, VIC and NSW to attend the event. Unfortunately no one from the University’s team was in the winner’s circle, ...

    Posted at May 19, 2016 | By : | Categories : News | 0 Comment
  • “The evenness and consistency of the clip was very impressive”

    The Yanko Wool Clip sold in Sale M41G on 6th April, 2016, and averaged a very pleasing $1,385 clean price per bale (1370c/kg) over the whole clip. John McGrath,  Landmark Area Wool Manager, Western Victoria attended the sale and made the following comments: “The evenness and consistency of the clip was very impressive. The test figures on all the wool offered by The Yanko in this clip backed up what I saw in the wool boxes and ...

    Posted at May 1, 2016 | By : | Categories : News | 0 Comment