Shearing 2004

July/August 2003-drop ewes carrying 9 months SRS wool

Keri-Keri Shearing results (Adult ewes):

2002 – 2004 drought with no supplement feed:

Rainfall – from 25/02/2002 until 02/06/2003                    (107.5 mm rain)

Weaned 93.5% lambs September 2002

Over a 63 week period Keri-Keri ewes produced  –

8.15 kg wool average

150.00 mm average staple length

48 average staple strength

$57.28 gross per sheep

Rainfall – from 02/06/2003 until 10/02/04                        ( 221.5 mm rain)

Weaned 62% lambs September 2003

Over a 35 week period Keri-Keri ewes produced –

6.1 kg wool average

86.00 mm average staple length

49 average staple strength

$23.44 gross per sheep

Rainfall – from 10/02/04 until 26/11/04                             (121.0 mm rain)

Weaned 108.85% lambs October 2004

Wool Sale results below from wool  grown in this rain period.

Latest wool sale results:

Keri Keri ewes Shorn 36 weeks wool growth cut 5.54 Kg. Grossed $23.20
4.5 mth Lambs Cut 1.54 Kg Grossed $6.48
Sale  Date 16/12/04 MIC mm YLD VM N/KT  price per kg
1.5 yr ewes aaaaam 20.2 99 64.4 5.7 38  $            5.19
1.5 yr ewes aaafm 18.9 77 64.4 2.7 43  $            5.65
1.5 yr ewes aaam 21.1 95 66.4 1.6 45  $            5.20
2.5 yr ewes aaam 21.8 86 66.5 3.2 46  $            4.96
2.5 yr ewes aaam 22.8 99 66.6 2.2 45  $            4.59
2.5 yr ewes aaam 22 91 66.7 5 45  $            5.01
2.5 yr ewes aaam 19.8 83 65.2 1.8 40  $            5.15
Mixed Age Ewes aaam 21 73 69.3 1.5 47  $            5.30
Mixed Age Ewes aaam 22.2 73 72.1 2.1 47  $            5.39
Mixed Age Ewes aam 23 58.7 72 2 43  $            4.18
Mixed Age Ewes aaacom 23 87 65 5.5 43  $            4.80
Mixed Age Ewes supaaaa 19.9 76 59.2 2.2 47  $            4.56
6 yr ewes aaa 23.7 86 68.2 1.7 46  $            4.81
Mixed Age Ewes aaa 22.1 84 65.7 1.7 23  $            4.58
Mixed Age Ewes aaa 23.6 92 68.1 2.1 39  $            4.78
Mixed Age Ewes aaa 21.8 86 66.1 3.1 27  $            4.76
4.5 mth lambs aaa 20.9 71 65.1 6 38  $            4.76
4.5 mth lambs aaa 20.4 63 64.4 5.4 37  $            4.29
ap 21.2 79 5301 9.9 31  $            3.33
p 19.7 67 54.7 9.1 40  $            3.69
bls 21.6 59 37.2 19.9 19  $            1.80
lk 20.9 55.3 5  $            2.54

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