2020 On Property Ram Sale

October 6th, 2020|Comments Off on 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 [...]

Inaugural Mertex ram sale a hit with prices to $3600

October 1st, 2019|Comments Off on 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 [...]

Australian Sheep & Wool Show 2019

August 5th, 2019|Comments Off on 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 [...]

Melbourne Show 2018

August 5th, 2019|Comments Off on 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 [...]

Mertex Supreme White Suffolk Exhibit Australian Sheep & Wool Show 2017

August 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

Mertex Texel & White Suffolk Studs from Antwerp, had an extremely successful showing at the Australian Sheep & Wool Show in Bendigo. The Jorgensen Family dominated the senior ram classes in the White Suffolk section on Friday with a first placing in the April, May & June classes and second & third in the wooly ram class. Their April Drop Ram 16/306 who weighed [...]

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

July 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

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 [...]

Mertex Texel & White Suffolk Studs Dominated at 2015 Hamilton Sheepvention

August 2nd, 2015|0 Comments

Mertex Texel & White Suffolk Studs Dominated at Hamilton Sheepvention’s Short Wool Interbreed on Tuesday morning first winning the Interbreed Group of 1 Ram & 2 Ewes with their 13 month old Texel trio, praised for their evenness & true to breed carcase attributes. Giving the stud its 3rd win in 4 [...]


July 2nd, 2015|0 Comments

After an extremely successful year on the show circuit for Mertex Texel & White Suffolk Studs it has given stud principals Tim & Basil Jorgensen assurance they are heading in the right direction with their breeding. But scooping the pool in the Geelong Prime Lamb and Carcase Competitions is proof for Mertex [...]

Mertex Celebrates 20 Years For Texel’s with Show Champions

August 30th, 2013|0 Comments

M ertex has had a Successful Sheepvention once again taking out the Interbreed Supreme Short Wool Group for the 2nd year in a row, As well as Champion Texel Ram & Champion Texel Ewe. Along with success at both The Australian Sheep & Wool Show and The Ballarat Sheep Show in the [...]