Rocklyn Merino Stud manager, Ralph Diprose, and livestock overseer, Mitch Duffy, have been busy since the inaugural on-property ram sale last year. The main shearing of all adult flock and stud sheep was completed in November 2013 along with the shearing and fleece weighing of the ewe hoggets. This was followed by classing of the ewes in late January, prior to the artificial insemination (AI) program in early February and the natural joining program, which also commenced in February...
In October 2013, Rocklyn Merino Stud welcomed a new livestock overseer, Mitchell Duffy, to the team. Mitch previously managed a large sheep and cattle property in the Yass region and, before that, at Nimmitabel on the Monaro, so brings with him a good range of experience and skills for managing the day-to-day sheep operations at ‘Rocklyn’...