Rain and grain behind soaring ram prices

Annabelle Cleeland
Updated October 5 2016 - 9:11am, first published 6:00am
Kurralea's Kim Prentice, buyers Grant and Bryce Hausler, Janmac, Goroke, Vic, and Kurralea's Ben and Lucy Prentice with the $13,000 top price Poll Dorset ram.
Kurralea's Kim Prentice, buyers Grant and Bryce Hausler, Janmac, Goroke, Vic, and Kurralea's Ben and Lucy Prentice with the $13,000 top price Poll Dorset ram.

RAM prices this spring selling season are soaring, with studs recording increases of $200 to $400 per head on last year’s averages. 

Annabelle Cleeland

Annabelle Cleeland

National Sheep & Wool Writer

Annabelle Cleeland is Fairfax Media’s national sheep and wool writer. Annabelle joined the Fairfax team in 2012 to nurture her love of Australian agriculture. She began as the Victorian western district reporter at Stock & Land before taking on a senior position as a journalist reporting on all industries statewide. Annabelle’s appetite to report on issues which affect the sheep and wool industry has seen her travel to many parts of Australia and abroad. She is excited to spin industry yarns during a period of substantial demand for the sheepmeat and wool industries. Annabelle enjoys horse riding and climbing mountains, and is a lazy supporter of the Geelong Football Club.

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