THE Detpa Grove White Suffolk stud’s annual sale at Jeparit, Vic, proved to be a stud buyers’ paradise considering the Pipkorn family has consistently proved to be the leading genetic supplier to the White Suffolk seedstock industry.
It is probable that last year’s stud ram average of $5625, where rams topped at $23,000, diverted many potential buyers’ attention to alternative sources based on anticipated price.
The winners were those clients who attended this year to compete for what they perceived to be the best genetics available. The value on offer was further emphasised when 13 of the 25 sold from $2000 to $3000.
The 25 rams to go as ‘studs’ topped at $10,000 and averaged $4160, which was quite