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White River Merinos

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2021 White River On-Property Sale Report

2021 Featured Rams

White River Lot 1 Ear Tag 0528

Lot 1 Ear Tag: 0528 A big robust well conformed son of Moorundie 062. A strong pure muzzle. Outstanding spring of rib and huge body weight for his age. He is well covered with long stapled free growing well-nourished wool, he carries the PP gene. Sire Moorundie 062 Dam: special stud ewe DOB April 23rd 2020 (AI) Mic 20.4 SD 3.4 CV 16.8 CF 99.2 BWT 142kg FAT 7 EMD 46

White River Lot 2 Ear Tag 755

Lot 2 Ear Tag 755 is a special ram, he has an exceptional covering of special sire’s wool as his test suggest. A real wool machine his strong, soft muzzle reflects an outstanding wool growing skin nourishing long stapled, white deeply crimped wool holding its quality all over his frame. He also carries the PP gene. Sire Moorundie 062 Dam: Nyowee 430 daughter DOB April 23rd 2020 (AI) Mic 19.4 SD 2.8 CV 14.2 CF 99.7 BWT 115kg FAT 11 EMD 41.5

White River Lot 3 Ear Tag 545

Introducing White River Lot 3 Ear Tag 545. A ram with great modern day carcass, make and shape. Very wide, deep and square, terrific spring of rib and hindquarters. A big strong pure sires muzzle and great basic correctness. He is covered with genuine deep crimped sire’s wool of the highest quality – long stapled, free growing white wool. Carries the PH gene. Sire Moorundie 062 Dam JC & S 102 (Premier) daughter DOB April 23rd 2020 (AI) Mic 20.3 SD 2.9 CV 14.0 CF 99.9 BWT 131kg FAT 10.8 EMD 44

White River Lot 4 Ear Tag 0025

White River Lot 4 2021 Ear Tag 0025 is a well-made, very correct son of GP 173 (Smithy) Tall long and very square behind. He is covered with long stapled appealing medium wool with great colour. Sire GP 173 (Smithy) Dam Granddaughter of JC & S 102 (Premier) DOB April 23rd 2020 (AI) Mic 19.8 SD 2.8 CV 14.0 CF 99.6 BWT 118.5kg FAT 8.1 EMD 44.8

White River Lot 5 Ear Tag 0521

Introducing White River Lot 5 Ear Tag 0521. A big ram, tremendous bulk of long stapled free growing wool on a great carcass. Sire Moorundie 062 Dam: Special stud ewe DOB April 23rd 2020 (AI) Mic 21.3 SD 3.5 CV 16.6 CF 98.9 BWT 142kg FAT 7 EMD 42

White River Lot 8 Ear Tag 0524

Lot 8 Ear Tag 0524 LATER SHORN – END MARCH, a huge plain bodied ram with great make, shape and doing ability, well covered with deeply crimped white medium wool with excellent nourishment. He carries the PP gene. Sire WR 546 family Dam: Moorundie 388 DOB May 10th 2020 Mic 20.7 SD 2.7 CV 13.1 CF 99.7 BWT 140kg FAT 8 EMD 43.2

White River Lot 9 Ear Tag 0676

Lot 9 Ear Tag 0676 is a huge sided ram, long deep body, covered with well-nourished deeply crimpled medium wool of the highest quality. He carries the PH gene.

Sire: WR 881 Dam: Moorundie 388 DOB May 10th 2020 Mic 19.2 SD 2.4 CV 12.8 CF 99.6 BWT 138kg FAT 7.6 EMD 43

White River Lot 10 Ear Tag 1405

White River Lot 10 Ear Tag 1405 is a modern merino ram. Set off with a beautiful head and horns that’s become famous with our promotor family. This Ram has showed tremendous ram breeding potential since a ram lamb. He has excellent purity and a soft silky muzzle. He carries a long stapled well-nourished crimpy wool with excellent wool cutting ability with excellent wool tests. Weighing in at 129kg (4th July 2021) and an eye muscle depth of 47.3 he is sure to impress.
Sire Promotor 212-14 Dam: EM Jonty Family DOB May 10th 2020
Mic 20.4 SD 2.7 CV 13.0 CF 99.7 BWT 129kg FAT 6.4 EMD 47.3

White River Lot 11 Ear Tag 1470

Another top son from Promotor 212. Big head and horns on a large framed safe body. He is very well covered carrying a well-defined long stapled bright white medium wool with excellent wool tests. He hits the scales at 130kg (4th July 2021) with an Eye muscle of 44.7. Sire: Promotor 212 Dam: Kaldoonera Family DOB May 12th 2020 Mic 20.7 SD 2.7 CV 13.3 CF 99.9 BWT 130kg FAT 8.3 EMD 44.7

White River Lot 12 Ear Tag 1394

White River Lot 12 Ear Tag 1394 a massive ram also from our Promotor family. A ram with basic correctness and a long plain body that has a long stapled free growing stylish white wool. A ram to watch. Sire Promotor 212 Dam: Dominator Family DOB May 10th 2020 Mic 20.1 SD 2.6 CV 13.8 CF 99.8 BWT 127.5kg FAT 6.8 EMD 43.6

White River Lot 13 Ear Tag 1593

Lot 13 is from our new generation Venus family. A ram with a balance of body and a excellent ram breeding white crimpy sires wool that will fill the bales. He stands well on front and back legs and is well covered on a deep safe body. Sire Venus Family Dam One Oak 304 DOB May 15th 2020 Mic 19.9 SD 3.2 CV 16.3 CF 99.4 FAT 5.6 EMD 42.1

Events White River are attending in 2021

21st March – Burra Field Days

19th June – Hay Show 

5th July 10-4pm- Wudinna Expo

CANCELLED: 16th-18th July – Bendigo Australia Sheep and Wool Show

30th July 1-4pm – Ram Sale Inspection 

5th August – Annual on-property Sale

October – Private selection Rams Available

Previous Events

2020 41st Annual on-property Auction

The Daniell family’s White River Merino and Poll Merino stud achieved another outstanding result at their 41st annual ram sale at Poochera. There was a full clearance of the 187 magnificent big bodied, heavy cutting White River rams, selling to a top of $15,000 and averaging $2469.

2019 40th Annual on-property Auction

The Daniell family’s 40th annual White River Merino and Poll Merino ram sale at Poochera produced a very fitting and celebratory result, achieving the stud’s highest ever average price.

Stud Show Results

While not chasing show ribbons the Stud is honoured to win them when they come along.

2018 Eyre Peninsula Field Day

White River won the 2018 Elders Eyre Peninsula Champion Hogget Ram of The Year Award at the recent EP Stud Merino Breeders Pre Sale Merino and Poll Merino Expo at Wudinna with Poll ram WR 881 sired by Moorundie NE8 and from Kulkami family ewe – Ridgway stud.

Pictured from Left – Michael and Graham Curtis from Curtis’ – Sponsor of the Award, Judge – Justin Boughen of Kamora Netley Park stud and Wes Daniell of White River Stud holding WR 881, the 2018 Elders EP Champion Hogget Ram of The Year.

The Daniell family were placed 1st and 3rd in the Elders EP Champion Hogget Ram of the Year.

Pictured in the photo are Claire, Wes and John Daniell from White River.

2018 Hay Merino Sheep Show

White River won the coveted Champion Hogget Merino Ewe award – a cash prize of $1500.
The embryo transfer bred ewe was sired by WR 733, a son of Collinsville Premier, purchased for $34,000 in 2013.
Her Mother was from the Nyowee 134 family.
White River had an outstanding day at Hay collecting many ribbons with their team of 4 rams and 2 ewes and indeed stood 2nd and 4th in the line up 45 entries from 3 states in the Riverina Wool Australian Riverina Champion Hogget ram class, an effort we are really proud of.
The ram placed 2nd WR 881 was subsequently awarded the Elders EP Hogget Ram of the Year a month later.

Pictured with the 2018 Champion Hogget Merino Ewe is Wes Daniell White River co principal.

John & Wes Daniell are pictured with White River 546 after being sashed as the 2017 Riverina Wool Australian Champion Hogget Ram. Also pictured is Mark Bazeley representing the major sponsors, Riverina Wool, Echuca.

Above photo courtesy of Stephen Burns, Fairfax Media, NSW.

2017 Hay Merino Sheep Show

The Daniell Family had a major triumph at the 2017 Hay Sheep Show, repeating their 2016 outstanding success.

They won the main class at this now major Merino show where over 400 sheep entered by major studs and commercial producers from 3 states were lined up for competition.

it was White River’s Poll Merino ram, WR 546 that came out on top in the most important class, the Riverina Wool Australian Champion Hogget ram class, winning $5000 for doing so.

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Glorious Return: Michelle Cousins, Burra, sashes the champion March-Shorn Merino ram from the White River stud Poochera.  Also pictured are Claire, Wes and John Daniell and Ali Brands (second from right). 

Above picture courtesy of Catherine Miller Stock, Stock Journal.

2016 Royal Adelaide Show

White River Stud made a triumphant return to the Royal Adelaide Show with a heavy cutting medium wool ram, winning it’s way through the March shorn classes.

The May 2015- drop ram – Venus 55 was the Hogget Ram of the Year at Hay, NSW, in June and has continued to grow, weighing 143 kilograms prior to the show.

The 21.5 micron ram, by home-bred sire Venus 80, had wool tests of 2.9 standard deviation, 13.5 coefficient of variation and 99.4 per cent comfort factor. It will be retained as a stud sire.

2016 Hay Merino Sheep Show

White River 50049, “Venus”, was the winner of the 2016 “Riverina Wool Australian Champion Hogget Merion Ram” award.

2010 Royal Adelaide Show

White River “Kaldoonera” won the Supreme Champion Merino or Poll Merino Ram or Ewe award – The first time that an autumn shorn grand champion had won that award.

More Show Results

  •  Hay Merino Sheep Show 2010 – (June) Won the ‘Riverina Wool Australian Champion Hogget Merino Ram’ award. The dual purpose event – pen of 3 ram weaners.
  • Eyre Peninsula Field Day:
    1998 – EP Ram of the Year & EP Hogget Ram of the Year
    1999 – EP Ram of the Year & EP Hogget Ram of the Year
    (recess until 2004)
    2004 – EP Ram of the Year & Elders Champion Pen of Three young rams.
    2005 – EP Ram of the Year & Elders Champion Pen of Three Young Rams
    2006 – EP Ram of the Year & Elders Champion Pen of Three Young Rams.
    2007 – Elders EP Hogget Ram of the Year & Farmers Choice Pen of Three Young Rams
    2008 – Elders EP Hogget Ram of The Year & Farmers Choice Pen of Three Young Rams
    2009 – Elders EP Hogget Ram of The Year & The Farmers Choice Pen Of Three Young Rams
    2010 – Elders Champion Hogget Ram of The Year
    2011 – Elders Champion Hogget Ram of The Year
    2012 Elders Champion Hogget Ram of The Year – click here for overview & photos
    2013 Elders EP Champion Hogget Ram of The year – click here for overview & photos
    2014 Elders EP Champion Hogget Ram of The Year – click here for overview and photo.
    2018 Elders EP Champion Hogget Ram of The Year 
  • SA Stud Merino Field Days – Burra: (March)
    1991 -WR Apollo 84 -SA Ram of the Year
    1999 – WR Regent 11 – SA Ram of the Year
    2005 – Hayman 63 – SA Ram of the Year
    2006 – Commonwealth 34 – SA Ram of the Year
  • 2006 – SA Ram of the Year and Ram and Ewe Pair of the Year
    White River – Winner – Group of Five, 3 Merino Rams & 2 Ewes to represent SA at Katanning Sheep Show July 2006.
  • 1999 – White Rivers Regent 11 won Australian Supreme Merino Ram award, enough said.