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2020 On Property Ram Sale

Mertex White Suffolk ram average leaps to $1728 TOP RAM: Top priced ram at Mertex sale at $4100 with stud principal Tim Jorgensen, Antwerp. Photo courtesy West Wimmera Advocate. Original article by Alastair Dowie 28 Sep 2020, Stock & Land *85 of 85 White Suffolk rams sold to $4100, av $1728 *9 of [...]

October 6th, 2020|2020 Ram Sale, News|

Inaugural Mertex ram sale a hit with prices to $3600

Farm Online, Gregor Heard  Oct 2019 - link to original article THE JORGENSEN family, principals of the northern Wimmera White Suffolk and Texel stud Mertex held their first on-farm ram sale last week and following strong results they are more than happyto make it an annual event. "We're thrilled with how it all went, [...]

October 1st, 2019|News, Sale results|

Australian Sheep & Wool Show 2019

Published by Stock and Land - link to original article The Jorgensen family's Wimmera-based Mertex Texel stud, Antwerp, went home with smiles after taking out the major ribbons for the breed at this year's Australian Sheep & Wool Show in Bendigo. "We had pretty high hopes for both the ewe and ram coming in," Tim [...]

August 5th, 2019|News, Show Results, White Suffolk|

Melbourne Show 2018

Published at The Wimmera Mail Time - link to original article ANTWERP’S Mertex Texel and White Suffolk Stud took out all but one broad ribbon in the White Suffolk judging at the 2018 Royal Melbourne Show. The Jorgensen family were attending their first Melbourne Royal, and ended up with a near clean sweep of the big awards. This [...]

August 5th, 2019|News, Show Results, White Suffolk|

Mertex Texel and White Suffolk stud – Sheep Week preview (S&L)

In his own words, Tim Jorgensen “lives and breathes” sheep and this passion benefits his family’s stud and commercial sheep operations. Along with parents Basil and Heather and siblings Samantha and Nathan the Mertex stud was founded in 1996 at Antwerp, with the purchase of 10 Texel ewes from the Australian Texel Corporation. They [...]

July 2nd, 2017|News|