• Upcoming Events

    The Yanko Merino – 2015 dates

    Display at Aust. Sheep and Wool Show, Bendigo – 17-19 July 2015

    On Property Ram Sale – Thursday 24 September 2015


    Posted on March 17, 2015
  • Ian Cameron placed 2nd in National Merino Challenge

    Hugh and Heather’s son Ian who is studying Agricultural Economics at the University of Sydney achieved 2nd place in the Tertiary section of the National Merino Challenge run by AWI and held in Melbourne on 24/25 May, 2014.

    Tertiary winners Ian Cameron (second), Jordan Hoban (first) and Oliver Vidor (third).

    Posted on June 10, 2014
  • Michael Elmes appointed as Sheep Classer

    Hugh and Heather are pleased to welcome Michael Elmes as Classer for The Yanko Merino. Michael has a long association with the Riverina and has a practical approach to merino selection.  Stuart Hodgson classed The Yanko sheep for 8 years and has accepted a new position with AWI.  We wish him well with his new direction.

    Posted on June 10, 2014
  • The Yanko ewes tops at Deniliquin

    The Yanko June/July 2012 drop ewes depastured to Poll Dorset rams was the top price for Merinos at Deniliquin Store Sheep Sale in January 2014.

    Posted on March 10, 2014
  • Posted on July 24, 2013
  • The Yanko’s new website launched

    Welcome to The Yanko’s new website! please feel free to take a look around.

    Posted on June 1, 2013