20th Annual John Wells Memorial Sheep Sale – Willandra Sells Top Pen
Trent and Zak Gooden, Yirdeen Farms, Lockhart, paid $385 beating off strong competition. They were repeat buyers having purchased the top line of Willandra ewes the previous year. Second top price for the day was $338 paid for the top line of 17-18 month old Sleigh Pastoral Co., Willandra blood, maiden ewes.
The Gooden’s had been very happy with the Willandra ewes they had purchased the year before mentioning that they had cut just over 6kg of wool for six months growth. This year’s pen of Willandra ewes were the heaviest in the yards averaging 70.9kg live.