We visited the Peppin Heritage Centre which is dedicated to the Peppin family who in the 1800's developed a merino sheep that could withstand and thrive in the harsh Australian conditions. The museum is housed in Deniliquin first public school. As you can see in the photo below, merino sheep played a very important part in the town's development.
Sheep are obviously a very valued commodity!!
The champion Peppin merino which cut an average of 25lb of wool compared to it's rivals which only cut 5lbs!
Silver goblets won by the Peppin merino with intricate embossed sheep.