Koonwarra’s 39th annual ram sale took place on September 21st 2016, reaching a top price of $4400 in front a large crowd.

Ninety lots, including nine Polled Merino rams, went under the hammer, with 80 sold for an average of $2019.

The highest price ram of $4400 was sold to repeat buyer, Ian Geppert, “Riverside” Galore, who also brought the second highest price ram, which fetched $4000.

The 12-month-old top ram weighed 112.3 kilograms and was sired by RP – 15. It carried a 21-micron fleece, 3.4-micron standard deviation (SD), a 16.2 per cent coefficient of variation (CV) and a 99.1 per cent comfort factor.

Jono Merriman, Koonwarra stud principal, with top ram buyers’ Ian Geppert, “Riverside”, Galore, holding Alara Geppert (4) and Vanessa Geppert, holding Amelia (2).

The sale day was a great success, both in terms of results as well as the show of new faces among the crowd.

Koonwarra Merino Stud thanks the buyers and visitors who came to have a look at our Koonwarra sheep.