/Merino History

Iconic Australian Shearing Shed

Dating back to 1875, the Toganmain woolshed is the largest remaining woolshed in the NSW Riverina region, and holds an iconic status in Australian pastoral folklore. Photo: supplied Once a bustling hub of activity Toganmain saw more than seven million sheep pass through its doors, with the September of 1876 recording [...]

Merinos owe massive gratitude

Merino rams bred by the late Tom Culley at his Wonga Merino stud, Jerilderie during the 1960's. (Pastoral Review photo in Stephen Burns' possession). Merino flocks bred from rams such as these brought enormous wealth to the bush and ultimately the whole country. Merinos [...]