"The merino ewe is an important ingredient to a productive and profitable sheep enterprise"


Even line of sheep displaying
Quality Wool 17 - 20 Micron
Long staple/White crimpy fibre
High weaning %
Fertility (good mothering & milk production)

Ridgway Advance 
Long term clients  successful every year   
Clients acheiving fantastic wool prices 1612c. 
Ridgway Advance Genetics performing at 2016 ewe sales. (Topping Bordertown, Lameroo & Nhill).  Lameroo Ewe Sale on 14/10/16. 
A record price $292.

Clients of the Ridgway Advance Stud in 2015 selling at the top end of the market at Lameroo, Wycheproof, Bordertown, Swan Hill & Bendigo. Evidence of this: At Wycheproof sale yards - October 30th four & half year old merino ewes Ridgway Advance blood topped the market at $150 Ridgway Advance blood young ewes were awarded the Lameroo Breeders Association's best presented pen at the offshears sale on October 9th and equal top price $202. The owner credited the blood-line & the outstanding shearing job. A highlight at last seasons wool sales was a 6 bale line of stylish merino 17.2 micron wool produced by long-term Bordertown clients making 1074c/kg at sale in December 2015.  

read 2016 highlights

All ewes  are on a flock health management program.

MN3 - V & brucellosis accredited   

Glanvac 6S B12 booster yearly 

RIDGWAY ADVANCE are renowned for their large framed, plain body sheep with soft handling white wools together with high fertility making them the ideal package for any sheep producing enterprise.

Interested in Breeding Ewes
Contact: Bordertown Landmark - Graeme Hampel 0408 838 292 
or David Ridgway 08 8754 2028 / 0409 408 263

Ridgway Advance clients in October 2014 had a successful month at commercial ewe sales in two states. Topping the 1 1/2 merino ewes at Murray Bridge, Whycheproof and was awarded the Blue Ribbon for the Best Presented Pen at Lameroo, recording a top price of $198. 


Thanks to the success of the stud's breeding program, the stud flock is now very even in type and culling rates have decreased to a very low level enabling David and Karen Ridgway to offer their breeding ewes yearly.