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  • 2015 On-Property Ram Sale Report

    Rocklyn Merino Stud held its third on-property ram sale on Thursday 10th September at “Elon”, Greenethorpe. The sale, conducted by Elders, was well attended with several new clients present amoungst the eighteen registered bidders. 60 hogget rams were offered at the sale, of which 54 sold at an average of $1305...

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  • 2014 Drop Hogget Sale Rams Weigh In

    Following another successful on-property ram sale in September 2014 and sales of surplus rams exceeding previous years, Rocklyn will again hold an on-property ram sale. The 2015 Ram Sale will be held on Thursday 10th September, at ‘Elon’ 343 Barker’s Rd Greenethorpe. Inspections of the rams will be welcome from 10am, with the sale to be conducted by Elders at 1pm...

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  • 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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  • 2014 On-Property Ram Sale

    The Rocklyn Merino Stud 2014 on-property ram sale was held on Thursday 11th September at 'Elon' 343 Barkers Rd, Greenethorpe. For the second year, Rocklyn Merino Stud offered 50 rams at the annual sale, which was well attended. 43 rams sold at an average price of $1140, with the top price of $2500 being reached twice...

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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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  • Rocklyn Wins Ram of the Year - 2005

    In 2005 Rocklyn Merino Stud won the champion sale ram title at the South West Slopes Merino Field Day in Young, then proceeded to take out the prestigous South West Slopes Merino Ram of The Year with a sire they had on show...

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