Coolawang Border Leicesters is run by Coolawang Pastoral Company proprietors Trevor, Judy and Lachie James. The farming property is situated 25km south west of Mundulla in South Australia.
The sheep enterprise is based around a self-replacing merino flock. The older merino ewes are mated to Border Leicesters. The Border Leicester x Merino ewes are sold as one & a half year olds at the Naracoorte Border Leicester x Merino off shears sale in November.
Some ewes are retained and are mated to Poll Dorset rams.
The wether portion are finished on grain and sold as heavy weights.
The James family has been breeding first cross ewes for over 30 years.
Coolawang stud prinicpal Trevor James holding the 2021 $26,000 sale-topper, sold to Jeff Sutton, Wattle Farm Border Leicesters, Temora, NSW (not pictured), with Tom Dennis, Elders Naracoorte, who was phone bidding for Mr Sutton, and auctioneer Tony Wetherall. Photo courtesy of The Stock Journal.
2021 SALE RESULTS
10 Stud Rams sold to a top of $26,000 and averaged $10,000.
2nd top price $25,000
182 Commercial Flock Rams sold to a top of $4,600 and averaged $3,192.