Merriman family has long history in growing wool

Stephen Burns
August 19 2023 - 6:00am
Wal, Alec and George Merriman taking a rest during the 2023 Great Southern Supreme Merino show in Canberra. Picture by Stephen Burns
Wal, Alec and George Merriman taking a rest during the 2023 Great Southern Supreme Merino show in Canberra. Picture by Stephen Burns

The Merryville Merino stud sited at Boorowa might be a centenarian, but the popularity of the stud and its influence on the finer wool types throughout the wool industry has not waned.

Stephen Burns

Stephen Burns

Journalist, Wagga Wagga

Jackaroo on Merino sheep studs in the Riverina, a lifetime working on the land with sheep, cropping and cattle. Graduate Charles Sturt Uni with degree in Business and a Dean's Certificate. Graduate C.B. Alexander Agricultural College

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