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Reid N, Forge K. Lana Litter - Money in the Bank. 2004.
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Lana Litter - Money in the Bank
Tim and Karen Wright's property, "Lana," is 3,350 hectares (8,342 acres) in the Gwydir River Catchment near Armidale, New South Wales, Australia. Their average rainfall is 769 mm or 30 inches. They carry 7000 Merino sheep and 650 breeding cows and have divided their land into 240 paddocks of approximately 10-25 hectares (25-62 acres). Each paddock is grazed an average of eight days per year (approximately two days each season - fall, winter, spring, summer) with at least a 70-day recovery period. Their main enterprise is easy-care, low-cost Merino sheep with an average adult micron of 17.5.