Waratah Mated Ewe Dispersal Sale
Friday 8th April 12.00pm
Steve and Debbie have made the difficult decision to disperse the Waratah White Suffolk flock and concentrate on RHAg.
All mature ewes have been joined to leading sires and will be sold on Friday the 8th April 2022.
The final stage of the dispersal will be the sale of the 2021 drop of rams and ewes in October 2022.
Catalogue now available on AuctionsPlus and on the Sheep Genetics website.
Videos now available on Youtube.
See Waratah Sale page for more details, photos and videos.
More information and full catalogue will be out soon.
If you would like a hard copy of the catalogue, please send us your name and address.
Waratah Sale Sets New Records
“A fantastic result” is how stud principal Steve Milne described the Waratah Sale held on Monday the 11th October. A total clearance of the 81 rams offered included the top price of $15000 and an average of $2622. This set an on property record for the highest price and was also the best average achieved at the sale.
Top priced ram - Lot 16 - Waratah 200661, sold for $15,000 to Days Whiteface.
Lot 16 Waratah 200661 was the top price ram and went to repeat purchasers “Days Whiteface” stud in Bordertown SA. This well balanced ram has high growth, positive fat and great muscle with excellent Lambplan figures in the top 1% of all terminal 2020 drop animals in Australia with a TCP Index of 162 and LEQ Index of 163. He is by the Waratah sire 190323 who will again have sons available in the 2022 sale.
The second top price of $10500 was paid by Warren Thompson of the “Hedingham” stud in Wickepin WA for Lot 10 Waratah 200564. This ram is by the proven sire Waratah 180007 purchased by Days Whiteface in 2019. This attractive ram with an EMD of 3.8 is also in the top 1% of all Terminals with a TCP index of 163 and LEQ Index of 160.
Andrew Weidemann, “Sunnydale” Rupanyup Vic purchased 2 stud rams, Lots 3 and 20 and repeat buyer Martin Harvey of the “Paxton” stud in Western Flat SA purchased Lot 1.
Volume buyers included Philip and Maz Gough, Salamanca Trading who have been buying rams from Waratah for 25 years and purchased 12 rams to a top of $3600. The Macgugan family also long term clients purchased 10 rams to a top of $3000.
Repeat buyers the Forsyth family from Cavendish purchased 8 rams, the McLeod family from Willaura purchased 5 rams and the Schultz family from Gazette also purchased 5 rams.
2021 Royal Adelaide Elite Sale
Waratah offered 2 rams at the Royal Adelaide Elite Sale on Monday the 6th September 2021, 2.30pm AEST.
Lot 10 - Waratah 200594
Weight on 1/8/21 : 122kg
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Congratulations to Jonno & Edwina Hicks, Hannaton White Suffolks, Kaniva VIC on the purchase of Waratah 200594 for $8,000 at the Royal Adelaide Elite Sale.
Lot 11 - Waratah 200597
Weight on 1/8/21 : 123kg
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Congratulations to Michael & Julie Osborne, Ryeview White Suffolks, Millicent SA on the purchase of Waratah 200597 for $7,000 at the Royal Adelaide Elite Sale.