Sheep

The Wee Waa district is home to over 200 000 sheep, the majority being wool producing merinos. merino fleece wool usually averages a micron level of 22. Wool production generated approximately $4 million for the area over the 1996/97 financial period.

Within the district there is also opening for fat lamb production, with sales figures of around $45 per head being not uncommon when the market is favourable.

Shearing Sheep Below before they are shawn

In the yards with the dog and dusty sheep Below Sheep and lambs