Announcements

  • New Livestock Overseer for Rocklyn

    Jake Nowlan has taken over as the new livestock overseer for Rocklyn Merino Stud. Jake, a ‘local’ from Bimbi, joined the Rocklyn team in January 2015 and brings with him a range of useful skills and experience as well as his incredibly talented working dogs. Jake has previously undertaken the role of livestock overseer for large sheep and cattle properties, ‘Big Badja’ and ‘Bobingah’, on the Monaro. He also shares Ralph’s passion for sport and, like his predecessor, is interested in dog trialling with one of his working dogs, ‘Democa Louie’, winning the Ultimate Stock Dog challenge at Taralga in May this year...

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  • Rocklyn prepares for another year

    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...

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  • New addition to Rocklyn team

    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’...

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  • Inaugural Rocklyn Ram Sale a Success

    The inaugural Rocklyn Merino Stud ram sale was held at ‘Elon’, Greenethorpe, on Thursday 12th September 2013. The sale, conducted by Elders (Young) was attended by many existing clients as well as several new buyers...

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  • Rocklyn Merino Stud celebrates 75 years

    Rocklyn Merino Stud, owned and managed by Ralph Diprose, will hold its inaugural on property Merino ram sale on Thursday 12th September 2013. Fifty 2012 drop Merino and Poll Merino hogget rams will be offered through an auction commencing at 1:00pm, with inspections and registrations from 11:00am on the day...

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