About us

Our Vision

A productive and profitable Australian Merino Industry treasured by the whole community.

Our Mission

Invest in Merino research and development and improve productivity and profitability to build a sustainable future for the Australian Merino Industry.

About Craig Wilson and Associates


Craig Wilson and Associates is a Merino genetic consultancy business based in Wagga Wagga, New South Wales and services a client base across New South Wales, Victoria and Western Australia.


Craig Wilson and Associates is focused on providing independent and ethical services to the Australian Merino Industry, both primary producers and service providers.


Convenor of Australia’s largest commercial evaluation of merino genetics for 20 years The Peter Westblade Memorial Merino Challenge and The Australian Merino Lamb Trial 2020.


Craig Wilson is Managing Director of Craig Wilson and Associates, he started his own business formally known as Craig Wilson Livestock 20 years ago. Craig has worked on several merino studs including ‘Boonoke’ Deniliquin and ‘Hazeldean’ Cooma in management and marketing roles.


Areas of expertise include the design of merino breeding programs and combining visual and objective selection techniques


Craig Wilson uses an innovative classing system where body weighing, fleece testing and visual classing is measured simultaneously in-race on your property.



It was the start of a wonderful journey when Craig arrived at Boloco in 2002 to sort out our sheep. With a commitment to the principle of better commercial returns, Craig has significantly impacted the Boloco flock of around 30…
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