REPEAT buyers ignored the wet and wild weather and came from as far afield as Boyup Brook, Southern Cross and Northampton for the Challara Poll Merino ram sale at Badgingarra last week. There were also seven new buyers registered on the day and a new client bought 13 top private-selection rams on the Sunday before the sale. The weather may have deterred potential buyers – there were 26 registered buyers, two fewer than at last year’s sale –with some regular clients unable to make the sale. But those who did brave the conditions were rewarded with a larger selection of rams than last year and showing exceptional wool growth –a Challara hallmark –since their March shearing.
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