Spring shorn ewes top $150 at Eneabba – Farm Weekly 26 Oct 2017

by: KANE CHATFIELD The Wilkinson family, Challara stud, Badgingarra, who previously sold their surplus ewes at the Moora fixtures, was the sale’s volume vendor offering 1329 September shorn Challara blood ewes aged from 1.5 to 5.5-years-old. They topped the sale with a line of 146 4.5yo ewes selling at $150 to Greg Wootton, Primaries Badgingarra, who was representing Lane Farming, Wongan Hills. Read the full article Spring shorn ewes … Continue reading Spring shorn ewes top $150 at Eneabba – Farm Weekly 26 Oct 2017

Murray Bridge wildcard hits $21,000 – Farm Weekly 14 Sept 2014

Murray Bridge wildcard hits $21,000

By CATHERINE MILLER $18,000 second top-priced ram to Peter Wilkinson, Challara stud, Badgingarra. NEARLY 100 registered bidders from across Australia converged on the 2017 Classings Classic ram sale at Murray Bridge, South Australia on Monday, with rams selling to South Australia, New South Wales, Victoria and WA. And the best was saved until last at the multi-vendor ram sale, with a wildcard entry from White River stud, Poochera, South Australia. The … Continue reading Murray Bridge wildcard hits $21,000 – Farm Weekly 14 Sept 2014

$3800 top for Challara on-property sale – Farm Weekly September 14, 2017

Farm Weekly Article on Challara

By COURTNEY WALSH THERE was no shortage of competition in the bidding last week at the Challara Poll Merino stud on-property ram sale at Badgingarra, where prices hit a top of $3800. In fact values were up on all fronts for the stud, with despite one less ram selling under the hammer in comparison to last year, the  top price, gross and average were all … Continue reading $3800 top for Challara on-property sale – Farm Weekly September 14, 2017

Challara leads the Merino ewe evolution – Farm Weekly 24 August 2017

Farm Weekly article Challara

WITH a positive outlook for sheep meat and wool, the opportunity to invest in quality Merinos has never been greater. The evolution of the Merino ewe over the past 15 years has achieved a level of production and ease of management that make the Merino the dam of choice. At the Challara Poll Merino stud, the focus on producing the most productive ewe that is easy to manage … Continue reading Challara leads the Merino ewe evolution – Farm Weekly 24 August 2017

Challara ram off to Boyup at $2900, By MAL GILL

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 … Continue reading Challara ram off to Boyup at $2900, By MAL GILL

Managing your way to better sheep profit

Farm Weekly Thursday, April 16, 2015 By TAMARA HOOPER THERE will always be areas of, any farming operation that, cannot be measured, economically, but managing, your breeding program to optimise your profit is something every sheep breeder can achieve with the right information available to them. Aiming to bring this information to fellow WA Merino stud and  commercial breeders, Challara Poll Merino stud principals Peter and Emma Wilkinson again … Continue reading Managing your way to better sheep profit

First of a series of national SRS workshops hosted by Challara Merino Stud

There was a recent event was hosted by Challara Merino Stud & held at the Morawa Town Hall on Tuesday, March 25th. It was the first of a series of national SRS workshops called "Redesigning the Merino". There was a high standard of speakers & sheep on display.  ADJUSTING the way we regard and traditionally … Continue reading First of a series of national SRS workshops hosted by Challara Merino Stud

Challara value with new technologies

By Tamara Hooper VALUE adding has been the catch phrase for big corporations in the current economic climate, so it was only logical to the Wilkinson family to apply the same theories to their Challara Merino stud at Badgingarra. Change has been the key, according to Peter Wilkinson, who said their Challara Merino stud open … Continue reading Challara value with new technologies

Challara kicks off with $4500 top price

A VERY strong result for the Challara on-property ram sale last week signified the beginning of what will hopefully be a positive and buoyant 2011 ram selling season. With a strong crowd of buyers gathered to admire both the lush green Badgingarra crops and the quality sheep on hand it was good news all round … Continue reading Challara kicks off with $4500 top price