Kurralea milestone sale tops at $18,000

Buyers from four states competed actively for the great offering of 312 Poll Dorset, White Suffolk and Suffolk rams at the Prentice family’s 20th anniversary Kurralea on-property sale, Ariah Park, NSW last Tuesday (26th September). Consequently, the result saw another total clearance, topping at $18,000 and averaging $1605. The average was up $178 and the

Total clearance at Kurralea

Poll Dorset: 27 stud rams sold to $13,000, av $3324; 160 flock rams sold to $2000, av $1355.  White Suffolk: 16 stud rams sold to $4750, av $2156, and 161 flock rams sold to $1800, av $1109. LOYAL buyers from four states returned to buy all 364 Poll Dorset & White Suffolk stud and flock

Kurralea rams for assured progeny

“At Kurralea, we buy from the highest grade rams available after the auction & we always get a good selection of rams to choose from whether we want six or 12 replacement rams” –  James Baldry. James Baldry has purchased his replacement sires from Ben & Lucy Prentice’s Kurralea stud, Ariah Park, for the past

Kurralea rams top at $11,000

Kurralea Poll Dorsets & White Suffolks cleared a whopping 356 head at their on-property sale this week. The Prentice family, Ariah Park averaged $1781 overall at their 18th annual production sale, which topped at $11,000. Kurralea studmaster, Ben Prentice said after the sale he was “blown away by the results”. Top price for a stud

Kurralea average lifts to $1454

THE Prentice family’s Kurralea Poll Dorset & White Suffolk studs continue to lead the way in a buoyant prime lamb industry, with 312 rams sold for a magnificent $1454 average at Ariah Park, NSW, on Tuesday last week. Kurralea is renowned for its bigger-frame, structurally correct & high-performance rams supported by excellent Lambplan ASBVs. The

Kurralea clears 309 rams

AT the annual Kurralea Poll Dorset and White Suffolk ram sale at Ariah Park, NSW, 60 successful bidders from four states provided tight competition, especially for large flock rams. In the end, all 309 head offered cleared to a $1301 average. After achieving a national-record Poll Dorset ram price of $28,000 last year, it was

Kurralea ram hits $28,000

A POLL Dorset ram has made $28,000 at the Prentice family’s Kurralea ram sale at Ariah Park today. The ram, which was grand champion Poll Dorset ram at Adelaide Royal, was lot one in the offering and quickly sent bidding spiralling north. Two interstate buyers teamed up to produce the winning bid of $28,000, in

Kurralea Poll Dorset ram to $18,000

THE Kurralea Poll Dorset and White Suffolk stud produced its best ever sale result last week at Ariah Park, NSW. It was a fitting tribute to a great studmaster – Jim Prentice sadly passed away on the Friday before the sale after a short battle with cancer – and buyers from five states rallied to

Kurralea ram the right mix

GETTING the right mix between suitability for the prime lamb market & ease of management practices is the key to a great sheep, & grand champion White Suffolk at Royal Melbourne had got it perfect, according to judge Murray Long. “These rams are the genetics that will go out into the prime lamb market,” Mr