STYLE

 Extra Ultrafine

This type traces back to the original Ravensworth sheep and is about 80 years old.  The sheep range from ultrafine (it is not uncommon for some to be tested to 14.0 micron) to 16.5 micron.  Pure Saxon wool with style and high spinability

Average of Adult Ewes

  16.5 mic

4.5kg cut/hd

 

Sires Used:

Goulburn Supreme by Ringmaster Francesco

16.1 mic 

Supreme Exhibit at GSSM in 2010.

 

*all micron tests shown are on full feed

Ultrafine

This type traces back to the original Ravensworth sheep and is about 80 years old.  The sheep range from ultrafine (it is not uncommon for some to be tested to 14.0 micron) to 18.5 micron.  Pure Saxon wool with style and high spinability

Average of Adult Ewes

  17.0 mic

4.7kg cut/hd

 

Sires Used:

Grand Monarch Super 6th son

16.1 mic 

Long bodied, long stapled, high yielding son of Grand Monarch Super 6th. Reserve Ultrafine Champion at Sydney Royal Show in 2012.

 

Brilliant Super 9th

16.5 mic

Long bodied, long stapled son of Brilliant Super 6th.

 

*all micron tests shown are on full feed

Superfine

This type traces back to the original Ravensworth sheep and is about 80 years old.  The sheep range from ultrafine (it is not uncommon for some to be tested to 14.0 micron) to 18.5 micron.  Pure Saxon wool with style and high spinability

Average of Adult Ewes

  17.5 mic

5.1kg cut/hd

 

Sires Used:

Grand Monarch Super 5th

17.4 mic 

Long bodied, superfine, not shown.

 

Francesco Syndicate

Three sons of Ringmaster 40th Francesco by Ringmaster 37th Francesco. Francesco was Grand Champion Superfine at Sydney Royal Show in 2000 and has been a major superfine influence.

 

Merryville Giant Test

17.4 mic

Grand Champion Fine Wool Ram at Sydney Royal Show in 2015, cut 16kg wool.

 

 

 

*all micron tests shown are on full feed

Super 70s

70s types with extra micron. These sheep have always existed but 7 years ago we decided to take them out and form a new section of the stud.

Average of Adult Ewes

  18.0 mic

5.5 to 6.0 kg cut/hd

 

Sires Used:

Brilliant Monarch Super 4th

17.8 mic 

Grand Champion Superfine Ram at Sydney Royal Show in 2011.

 

 

 

*all micron tests shown are on full feed

Fine

Larger framed, heavier cutting, 66s 70s type. Staple length 90mm, white – highly crimped wool. Genetic source of the Merryville commercial flock and represent about 40% of stud numbers.

Average of Adult Ewes

  18.5 to 19.0 mic

6.0 to 7.3 kg cut/hd

 

Sires Used:

EM Supreme

18.4 mic 

Supreme Exhibit Sydney Royal 2010.  He cut 15.6kg, weighed 128kg.

 

Hamilton Giant

18.7 mic

Grand Champion Fine/Medium Ram Sydney Royal 2010, cut 15.3kg of wool.

 

Big Brilliant

18.6 mic

Supreme Fine Wool Ram at Campbell Town Show in 2009. Sire of the second top ($20,000) and third top ($16,000) price rams at Bendigo 2013.

 

Grand Monarch 44th

18.7 mic

Supreme Merino and Grand Champion Fine Wool Ram Sydney Royal 2013. Supreme Merino GSSM 2013.

 

Brilliant Example Syndicates and fine-testing syndicates of young rams for progeny testing

 

 

 

*all micron tests shown are on full feed

Medium

Large framed ewes with 64s type wool. Main families are Uniform and Grand Monarch which trace back to Wanganella ram ‘Sir Francis’ 1929.

Average of Adult Ewes

  19.0 mic

7.1 kg cut/hd

 

Sires Used:

Grand Monarch 42nd (by Grand Monarch 37th)

18.9 mic 

Not shown, reserved as a 2 tooth. Third season.

 

Uniform 41st

19.4 mic

Reserve Champion Sydney Medium Wool Ram 2006.

 

One Oak Magnussen

18.5 mic

Purchased at the One Oak dispersal sale for $16,000. Reserve Grand Champion Medium Wool Ram Sydney 2013. Heaviest cutter in the Trangie Sire Evaluation.

 

*all micron tests shown are on full feed

Murgha

The Murgha stud was established with ewes bought from the Murgha dispersal sale. Pure Wanganella blood. Highly regarded at the time. Esteemed studs such as Uaardy, Koonwarra and Pemcaw can trace their origins back to the Murgha dispersal sale. The sheep have been joined to Merryville Medium types and are like a separate family in the Merryville Medium type.

Average of Adult Ewes

  19.0 mic

7.1 kg cut/hd

 

Sires Used:

Sons of East Mundulla

19.4 mic 

East Mundulla by WA Purple (contains Merryville blood) out of a Collinsville Olympic ewe (Merryville background). First drop produced Grand Champion Medium Wool Ram Campbell Town Show 2009. 19.8 micron, 142kg.

 

One Oak Magnussen

18.5 mic

Purchased at the One Oak dispersal sale for $16,000. Reserve Grand Champion Medium Wool Ram Sydney 2013. Heaviest cutter in the Trangie Sire Evaluation.

 

*all micron tests shown are on full feed

Poll Merinos

Fine

Average of Adult Ewes

  19.0 mic

6.0 kg cut/hd

 

Sires Used:

Uniform Poll 13th 

18.5 mic

Champion Fine Wool Poll Bendigo and Dubbo 2005.

 

Fine/Medium

Average of Adult Ewes

  19.3 mic

6.8 kg cut/hd

 

Sires Used:

Pemcaw Poll

18.7 mic

 

 

*all micron tests shown are on full feed

 

 

 
 
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