Merino field days continue at Burra | PHOTOS 20 Mar 2017, 6:04 p.m. WITH the wool and lamb industries performing strongly, spirits were high on day two of the Elders SA Stud Merino Expo held at the Burra Oval. WITH the wool and lamb industries performing strongly, spirits were high on day two of the Elders SA Stud Merino Expo, which was held at the Burra Oval. Merino field days continue at Burra | PHOTOS Elders SA Ram of the Year was won by East Bungaree, Hallett. Tony Brooks is pictured with the ram- EB 83- Elders Burra's Conor Lamond, Elders stud stock marketing manager Tom Penna, judge Kevin Crook, Tamaleuca, Ouyen, Vic and Universal Feeders' Bruce Clarke who donated a feeder.Orrie Cowie stud, Warooka will represent SA in the national pairs judging at the Australian Sheep & Wool Show in July after winning the SA Merino Pair. John and Dennis Dalla are holding the ram and ewe which were sashed by Elders communications specialist Annie Ashby.Rex and Ian Koch, Bunyara stud, Moculta won the WSB Distributors Clare all purpose pen of two ram lambs and a new Yamaha Ag 200 motorbike. Presenting the award from WSB Distributors is Fabian Dennis.James Sullivan, Greenfields stud, Hallett holds a stud reserve ram they sold for $20,000 to Graeme and Sydney Lawrie, Collandra North, Tumby Bay. Also pictured is Elders' Cummins' Braden Southern and stud classer Tom Padbury, Adelaide.Collinsville stud manager Tim Dalla and stud principal George Millington with Paul and Felicity Brady, Stavely Park, Willaura, Vic who paid the $17,000 top price in Collinsville's silent auction held at the Expo. Also pictured is Stavely Park's stud classer Michael Elmes, Narrandera, NSW.Brad and Ray Schroeder, Gunallo stud, Pinnaroo show Ric Ridgway, Ridgway stud, Lameroo some of their up and coming young rams.Bronte and Lee Blyth (far right), Carriecowie stud, Brentwood show Ross Lawson, Mannanarie a few of their full wool ewe hoggets on display.Mark, Jim and James Vandeleur, Rices Creek stud, Tintinara and Saddleworth show Michael Doering, Truro (second from left) the type of white nourished wools they aim to breed.Wayne Lehmann, Flairdale stud, Cookes Plains and John Faint, Waterloo discuss "Big Ted" - a Collinsville Regal 242 son which Flairdale retained. The Lehmanns are eagerly awaiting the first progeny of the ram after 87 ewes were scanned in lamb after a natural mating late last year.Katelyn, Wade and Colin Boughen, Kamora Park, Karoonda show Landmark stud stock's Richard Miller, Naracoorte a selection of their March shorn rams destined for their on-property sale as well as Classings and Adelaide Merino ram sale.Garry and Joseph Murdoch, North Cowie, Warooka show Lauren Michael, Nyowee, Balaklava the lustrous fleece off Wanganella 151992- a ram which North Cowie bought in partnership with Bunyara stud for $22,000 last year.Elders stud stock manager Tony Weatherall and Collandra North's Graeme Lawrie, Tumby Bay (right) discuss Morley's rams with stud principal Leonie Mills, Cleve.Vic Poll Merino breeder Erroll Hay, Kamarooka stud, Bendigo looks over one of Sherlock's stud reserves - Sherlock 265- with stud principal Wes Titley.Rob Maddern, Kaniva, Vic and his agent Elders Rainbow's Graeme Summerhayes discusses Mulloorie's 2017 sale rams with Peter and Paul Meyer, Brinkworth.Christopher Roper, Adelaide, Hansi Graetz, Pepperwell stud, Keyneton and Classings Limited's Bill Walker, Murray Bridge.Syd Lawrie, Collandra North and Eddie Morgan, Outalpa Station via Cockburn travelled to China recently on an AWI woolgrower tour.Collinsville's Tim Dalla and George Millington with Angus Stockman, Glenowie stud, Burra who bought Lot 3 in the stud's silent auction for $6500.Livestock SA president Geoff Power and Merino SA executive officer Cameron Hills draw the Livestock SA member raffle. Michael Voigt from Wilmington was the lucky winner of a Stanley socket set.Long time Bunyara client Ron Milde, Eudunda, with stud principal Ian Koch.Roemahkita's Tracey and Joe Dahlitz travelled from the lower Eyre Peninsula to showcase a few rams.At the Radnor display were Elly Michelmore, Warooka, Radnor stud's Brett and Ben Koehler, and Brooke Pugh, Narrogin, WA. Hilton Heath principal Roger Fiebig and AWI director David Webster.Kamora Netley Park principal Justin Boughen showcases some of the stud's fleece.Mernowie principals Ian (far left) and David Rowett (far right), with John Daniell, White River Merino and Poll Merino stud, Minnipa, and Brenton Paech, Brenalta Poll Merino stud, Warrow.Orrie Cowie principals John and Dennis Dalla with 137kg monster ram Achilles.Giving people a look at stud sire T88-8 were Glenville principals Daryl, Klay and Barry Smith.Collinsville principal George Millington, Hallett, with the $17,000 ram sold to East Mundulla before the auction. David Nicholls, Kelvin Schwartz, Robin Schwartz, Greg Schwartz and Trent Nicholls at the Pindari field day on Monday.Checking out the Glenowie rams on offer is Wade Brooks, Orroroo, with Glenowie principal Angus Stockman, wife Brooke, and father Don.Springvale North co-principal Peter Stockman and Bayer's Wayne Clonan.Paul Hagger, Jamestown, and Springvale North co-principal Alex Stockman at the stud's field day.The Lines family, Anthea, Georgie, Emily and Justin, were in fine spirits at the Gum Hill field day at Mount Bryan.Not many people know Gum Hill sheep quite as well as Ian McCallum, John Carey and Don Jarvis, all of Booleroo Centre. Between the trio they have been buying at the Mount Bryan stud for 120 years.Greenfields co-principal Robert Sullivan with buyers Vivien, Ken and Nicola Turner, Naracoorte.Adrian Flint travelled all the way from Finley, NSW, for the Greenfields field day. He is pictured with Greenfields co-principal Jim Sullivan.Scott Weckert, Clare, inspects fleece with Old Ashrose principal Nick Wadlow.Brian Ashby, formerly of Ashrose and now living at Fullarton, Old Ashrose co-principal Kate Wadlow, and James Morgan, Cockburn, having a yarn at the Hallett stud.Mark Bellenger, Elders Tumby Bay, chats with Jeff Barr, Balaklava, at Collinsville. Toby Cousins, Platinum Livestock, Clare, checks out the East Bungaree ram selection with principal Tony Brooks, Hallett. Moorundie Parks’ Laura and Tom Davidson, Gulnare, with Eddie Morgan and Toni Oates, Outalpa Station, via Cockburn. Phillip Venning, Clare, and Peter Lines, Gladstone, at the Moorundie Park display. Jack Coffey, Burra, and Rick Hannaford, Broken Hill, NSW, sit down for some lunch at East Bungaree. Matthew Ashby, North Ashrose, Gulnare, with Erroll Hay, Bendigo, Vic, and Jack McRae, Starnaud, Vic. Kieran and Terry Baillie, Lipson, check out the Collinsville rams. North Ashrose worker Simon Helbig, Booborowie, with Andrew Hall, Manoora, at the North Ashrose display. Kieran and Terry Baillie. Hamilton Run’s Greg Andrews, Jamestown, with Andrew and Chris Bretag, Mannanarie, Warren Luckraft, Bendleby, and stud advisor Ian Bradtke. Richard and Jeff Barr, Nyowee principal Ian Michaels, Tim Moulds and Anthony Barr, all of Balaklava. Jim and Jenna Treloar, Wadnaminga Station, via Manna Hill, with North Ashrose principal Tom Ashby, Gulnare. TweetFacebook of ╳exitSA Stud Merino Expo - day 1 and 2The story Merino field days continue at Burra | PHOTOS first appeared on Stock Journal.