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  • 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
  • Australian Wool Initiative Young Growers China Tour

    Ian Cameron's account of the 2017 AWI young growers study tour along with 13 wool growers and 2 AWI representatives. The tour focused around meeting buyers and processing facilities near Shanghai including Sunshine Group, Tianyu Wool, Nanjing Wool Market and Xinao Knitwear Development Centre as well as the Nanshan Group in Longkou. It also visited AWI offices in Hong Kong and Shanghai to see research and developments in the use of the fibre and also ...

    Posted at March 29, 2017 | By : | Categories : News | 0 Comment
  • 2016 Post Sale Report

    Despite 35mls of rain in the lead up to The Yanko On Property Ram Sale Stud Principles Hugh and Heather Cameron were pleased with the attendance, seeing six first time buyers and many return clients. There was an increase in the number of rams on offer from 64 last year to 72 with a full clearance to top of $5,500 and ...

    Posted at October 8, 2016 | By : | Categories : News | 0 Comment
  • 2016 Ram Sale Catalogue

    Click here to download the 2016 Ram Sale Catalogue

    Posted at September 11, 2016 | By : | Categories : News | 0 Comment
  • Ram Plot Entertainment

    The Yanko have welcomed Ginger to the homestead. She is living up to her Jack Russell personality as quite the entertainer.

    Posted at September 10, 2016 | By : | Categories : News | 0 Comment
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