YOUNG Wymah sisters Daisy and Rosie Sutherland are already making a name for themselves in agriculture after establishing their own cattle and sheep studs.
The youngest, Daisy, 11, had her first taste of the market last Sunday when she sold two Suffolk rams for $2500 each online in the Elite White Suffolk and Suffolk sale.
The Table Top Public School student said she was surprised with the result after starting her stud only two years ago.
"I was quite happy with how much money they made," she said.
"I didn't think it would be that high because the White Suffolks, they make a lot, so it was the White Suffolk breeders that decided it should be that [price]."
The rams, Blue Diamond George and Blue Diamond Darcy, were 2020 drop.
Daisy said she decided to create her own Suffolk stud while visiting the Melbourne Show.
"I've always had a love and passion for sheep and they had these Suffolk sheep, people were showing them and they had their studs and I thought that was something that I'd like to do," she said.
"We contacted some sheep breeders and I bought my foundation ewes and we started to breed."
Rosie, 13, started her Kimolong Murray Grey stud as an eight-year-old, after taking a shine to one of her Grandfather's heifers that she had broken in for showing.
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"She was doing really well and she won at most of them and I really liked her, so I asked my grandpa if I could buy her off him," she said.
Rosie, a weekly boarding student at St Paul's College, said she joined the heifer with her Grandpa's bull.
She now had six cattle.
A bull calf she raised sold for $5000 last year.
Daisy and Rosie do all of the book work and record keeping for their businesses themselves, but they said they had been well supported by their mother, Grandpa and other breeders around the district.
"My grandpa and my mum, they taught me everything I know," Rosie said.
Rosie said agriculture ran in their blood.
"I hope to have my own farm one day and I want to be breeding Murray Grey and Angus," she said.
"My great grandmother, Helen Sutherland, she's actually the founder of the Murray Grey breed, so that's why it kind of runs in the family.
"I'm only starting off small, but I hope to one day be farming sustainably and really thinking about the environment."
Daisy has similar goals.
"In the future I hope to live on my own farm and still be breeding the Suffolks," she said.
"I'll be a lot older then and I'll have had a lot more time to breed up, so I'll have a lot more sheep.
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