• 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…

  • Springfield Ewes 2

    ‘Springfield’, Cootamundra NSW

    ‘Springfield’ has been a lifelong investment for Maurice Hicks, so much so that he knows every single pot hole on his 947 hectare Cootamundra property. It has never just been about growing wool though, it’s about nurturing his sheep and the land that he calls home. Maurice Hicks (right) & Lexi Cesnick (Moses & Son) His knowledge and his belief that great wool starts from the ground up sets a solid foundation for his flock. The stock rotation and cropping regime is so tightly monitored and well planned, his sheep are always kept on the highest quality, nutrionally rich feed possible from his pastures. Opening up the fleece on Maurice’s…

  • JOHN DUNKLEY

    ‘Fairfield’, Forbes NSW

    John and Robyn Dunkley are the woolgrowers from ‘Fairfield’, Forbes. It’s a family thing out there. As soon as John left school he knew exactly what path he wanted to take in life – and it was paved in wool. John did the normal country boy thing, went to school and came back to work on his family’s farm. A simple concept that would see him starting his own sheep enterprise while most others his age were still wondering what they wanted to be when they grew up. Working long days on the farm, John never had a single cent paid to him, instead his father paid him in wethers. From…

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