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Grassy Creek wins Merino production

May 8th, 2018|Articles|

(The Land article, May 2018 )   Grassy Creek Merinos have stolen the top spot in the Merino production classes at the Sydney Royal Show,

Grassy Creek Merinos’ $8000 sale top 2017

October 8th, 2017|Articles|

(The Land article - Oct 2017) NEW heights were reached by Grassy Creek Merino stud during their 6th annual on-property sale at “Tarengo”, Boorowa, on

At Grassy Creek Merino stud fleece weight is one key to profitability

August 23rd, 2016|Articles|

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.

Passion pays off at Grassy Creek

October 13th, 2015|Articles, ram sale 2015|

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.

Show & Event highlights

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Harden 2016 – winning pen of 3 rams

South West Field Day - Harden 216 Winning pen of 3 rams (Wendouree shield) -  first time a pen of polls has won.

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Bendigo 2016

Champion March Fine Wool Ewe Reserve Champion March Shorn Ewe of the show Bendigo 2016

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Sydney 2016

Grand Champion Fine Wool Ewe Sydney 2016 Supreme Ewe Great Southern Supreme Merino 2016 Champion March Shorn Fine Wool Ewe Bendigo 2015

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Bendigo 2015

Champion Fine Medium March Ram & Reserve Grand Champion Fine Medium Ram GC-463 -  Bendigo 2015

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Bendigo 2015

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Canberra 2015

Great Southern Supreme Merinos Show & Sale 2015      

Sydney Royal 2014 – Champion March Shorn Poll Merino Ram

  Grassy Creek stud, Reids Flat exhibited the champion March shorn Poll Merino ram and is held by stud principal, Michael Corkhill with three-year-old

Sydney Royal 2014 – Grand Champion Poll Merino Ram and Ewe

Roger Webster, Boorowa, and son-in-law Michael Corkhill, Grassy Creek stud, Reids Flat near Boorowa, with his grand champion Poll Merino ram and ewe.

Sydney Royal 2014 Best Overall Merino or Poll Merino Ewe

Best Overall Merino or Poll Merino Ewe in the Objective Measurement Class Michael and Jane Corkhill, Grassy Creek stud, Reids Flat having been

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Sydney Royal 2014 March-Shorn Merino pair winner

March-shorn Merino pair winner - Grassy Creek Merinos Stud March-shorn Merino pair winner, the Grassy Creek stud, Reids Flat, was the first of many

Sydney Royal 2014 – March Shorn Champion Ewe and Ram

Fine wool classes delivered both March shorn champion ewe and ram for Grassy Creek stud, Reids Flat. Pictured is the stud’s co-principal Jane Corkhill

Sydney Royal 2014 – Grand Champion Poll Merino Ram

Chief Steward Graham Privett, Glenleigh, Yass holding the ribbon for the Grand Champion Poll Merino Ram; Michael Corkhill, Grassy Creek stud, Reids Flat

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Sydney 2014 – Grand Champion Fine Wool Ram

GC 171 GRAND CHAMPION FINE WOOL RAM SYDNEY 2014

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Canberra 2014 – Supreme Poll Exhibit

GC 60 HENRY SUPREME POLL EXHIBIT GSSM 2014

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Canberra 2014 – Grand Champion Fine Wool Ram

GC 171 GRAND CHAMPION FINE WOOL RAM GSSM  

Wether Trial Results

At the 2013 shearing in April the Grassy Creek team performed above average for both Wool and Mutton value ...

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Supreme Exhibit Armidale 2013

Supreme Exhibit Armidale 2013 sold for $8000 to Woolahara Merino Stud,  Yass

Grand champion fleece Bendigo 2012