Drive for feed efficiency yields White Suffolk ewe record.

Drive for feed efficiency yields White Suffolk ewe record.

A DRIVE for lamb feed efficiency and doability, and meeting the market, has produced a new Australian record price for a White Suffolk ewe.

New South Wales WS breeder Murray Long paid a record $6500 for a ewe ranked highly for her carcase attributes at the Detpa Grove 11th annual mated ewe sale at Jeparit in Victoria last week.

Sale agents Elders sold 107 of 113 ewes at the AuctionsPlus-interfaced sale for an average of $1061,