Danny Picker is a fifth generation woolgrower and principal of Hillcreston Park Superfine Merino Stud located at Bigga in the southern tablelands of NSW established in 1992 with a draught of the Hillcreston stud which was founded in 1910 by his family. For over 45 years, Danny has been involved in producing some of Australia’s highest quality 1PP accredited bales including numerous world records for prices.
Passionate about helping woolgrowers produce high quality wool, Danny was a founding director of the Ausfine Wool Company, a quality assurance program promoting and preserving the integrity of the superfine merino fibre and the merino breed. He travelled Australia teaching Ausfine members the importance of woolclip preparation.
Danny knows the importance of relationships with the processing and retail sectors undertaking numerous trips to renowned mills throughout Asia and Europe.
Danny has previously represented woolgrowers at ASWGA as Chairman of the Goulburn/Yass region and is a previous board member of ASWGA Council, was also a councillor of the NSW Stud Merino Breeders Association. Danny has judged at numerous sheep shows around Australia. He sees the importance of allowing superfine woolgrowers the opportunity to have a voice in the industry and is working to ensure that it remains financially rewarding to produce superfine wool in Australia.