Farmers on the lookout for some new rams will be able to physically inspect their potential purchases with the return of the physical ram sale.
The third annual multi-breed ram sale will be held at Longford on Tuesday.
Organiser and breeder Paul Catterall said most sales had transitioned online using AuctionPlus, which relied on pictures and video.
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However, with reduced COVID restrictions and limits on gatherings, the organisers decided this year, their event would continue in its physical format.
"Tasmania always punches above its weight with our ram breeding and genetics, so this is a good way to get breeders in the same place," he said.
Livestock prices during the pandemic have remained strong, and that includes ram prices in Tasmania.
Mr Catterall said this was the third year of the ram sale and it had been relatively successful.
However, he said he hoped this year's event would be well attended.
Ram breeds at the sale include Coopworths, Charolais, white and black-faced Suffolk, Hampshire and Poll Dorsets.
Mr Catterall said the transition to online AuctionPlus sales had been a challenge, and farmers had to rely on pictures and videos.
However, the committee had decided to keep this year's multi-breed ram sale a physical sale, because you can't beat seeing livestock up close.
He said it was also an opportunity for buyers and sellers to have a COVID-safe social day out because most of the field days were cancelled this year.
"We haven't had much of an opportunity to get together, and with most of the agricultural shows cancelled, there is less opportunity in the future," he said.
- The multi-breed ram sale will be held at the Longford Showground. Viewing at 1pm and the sale will start at 2.30.