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Big bucks for Hain ewes

Top dollar was paid for 223 two-tooth Romney “mums” from the Hain Partnership of Pehiri during the 2020 Ewe Fair at the Matawhero saleyards yesterday. They sold for an impressive $322 each (nearly $72,000 in total) — an increase of $56 on the price received for a similar line at the 2019 fair.

Auctioneer Wally Moore did the selling and they went to a Taihape purchaser. Nearly 11,650 head changed hands during the sale, which was well attended.

Full report on the sale in Focus on the Land in Saturday's Gisborne Herald.

Picture by Trevor Brown