• SEVEN

    Every now and then a big personality is born on a farm. Seven is one of them. Born in 2016 as part of a set of triplets, Seven was met with the big wet that had hit his home of ‘Aloeburn’, Boree Creek.  Very few paddocks remained safe from flood waters for the lambing ewes and his farmers, Jodie and Andrew Green had some tough decisions to make for the wellbeing of their flock. Both Seven and his brother were adopted by Jodie and Andrew, giving their sister a more promising start at life. The two young rams were added to the poddy mob, they became part of the special…

  • Barega Merinos

    The sheep living at Chris Cocker and Shelley Saunders’s Nile property are happy little vegemites. Their world is meticulously monitored and controlled, but at the same time these wooly beauties are free to just be themselves. Welcome to Barega Merinos. It may come as no surprise that ultrafine and superfine wool is grown at Chris and Shelleys farm, nestled in the northern midlands of Tasmania. When you delve a little deeper, there is so much more to this property than just traditional wool and farming practices. Barega is one of a kind and pathing the way for a new generation of merinos. Coming in at an astonishing 14.2 – 16.5…

  • Seven Kisses

    ‘Aloeburn’, Boree Creek NSW

    Aloeburn has been in the Green family for four generations and is now run by husband and wife team,  Andrew and Jodie Green. Originally a Corriedale stud, Jodie and Andrew have kept up with the times,  due to consumer demand being  the driving force behind the direction of their flock. Aloeburn is now an SRS merino stud and a hands on property, nothing that happens on here is a coincidence, every single move is calculated and researched – they run a tight ship . That’s the only way it could work with their intense breeding and shearing programs. Every 3 months there is a main shearing, two joinings of ewes and…

  • BUNDEMAR SRS

    ‘Bundemar’, Trangie NSW

       ‘Have you heard of SRS Merinos?’ This simple question in 2005 opened up the doors to a whole new outlook on merino sheep breeding for Mick and Angela Day of ‘Bundemar’, Trangie NSW. Mick and Ang have a work smarter, not harder attitude. Take a look around their woolshed and yards and you’ll see a pattern. The wool table is on a lean to help the woolhandlers throw the fleeces out flatter, the (semi) automatic drafter streamlines yard work. They are constantly improving work efficiency, so naturally, easy to shear, low maintenance sheep have become a high priority. Through years of breeding and careful genetic selection the SRS merinos of…

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