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PITTSWORTH producers John and Anne Waters were delighted to see their RNA prize-winning lambs sell for a whopping $294 a head to a Brisbane butcher - more than double their normal price.
Their Killara White Dorpers clinched the champion pen of three in the RNA prime lamb carcase award in just their second year entering the competition.
Their pen consisted of two milk tooth White Dorper-Suffolk cross lambs and one milk tooth White Dorper-Merino cross.
The lambs, with a liveweight between 46 and 49 kilograms, boned out to average 23.8kg carcase weight and sold for a massive 1240c/kg to Pattamore's Meats, Alexander Hills, to return $294 ahead.
"It really was a massive thrill and a great price," Mrs Waters said.
"Our lambs normally make about 500c/kg."
She said the "secret formula" was producing an even line of carcases.
"We really couldn't believe we had won until we saw them hanging up, and we are very proud," she said.