(The Land article, May 2018 ) Grassy Creek Merinos have stolen the top spot in the Merino production classes at the Sydney
(The Land article - Oct 2017) NEW heights were reached by Grassy Creek Merino stud during their 6th annual on-property sale at “Tarengo”,
PRODUCING traditional fine wool sheep was never going to cut it for Michael Corkhill. Instead he wanted to produce “bulky” fine wool sheep focusing on fleece weight and performance to ensure profitability. Michael and his wife, Jane, and their sons Toby, 6, and Hugh, 4, operate Grassy Creek Merino stud at Reids Flat, near Boorowa in NSW, with assistance from Jane’s parents Roger and Lis Webster.
MERINO enthusiasts flocked to the Corkhill families annual Merino and Poll Merino ram sale on Monday, chasing the passion and enthusiasm that stud principal Michael Corkhill puts into his breeding program and the rams he offered. This demand saw 94 of 96 rams sell to a top of $4500 and average $1981, with all 43 Poll rams topping at $4000, averaging $2268, while 51 of 53 Merino rams topped the sale at $4500, averaging $1716.