Locals snap up homebred ram
Valma 289-17, the top-priced ram at the Valma stud ram sale, is held by Andrew McLauchlan, with purchasers Paul Day of Sunnybank stud and Chris Badcock of Fairbank stud. Valma sold all 12 stud rams offered at the sale. Poll Dorset Valma 289-17, sired by Valma 47-12, sold for $14,200 to the Fairbank, Sunnybank and Capeland studs in Tasmania. The other rams sold to interstate studs with the average for the sale $3650.