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(Afrikaans) Wolboere maak só in moeilike tye

Sorry, this entry is only available in Afrikaans. ’n Raadslid van die Dohnemerinotelers­genootskap van Suid-Afrika het onlangs gesê die wolskaapbedryf in Suid-Afrika verkeer al vir die laaste vier jaar reeds in ’n “staat van inperking”. Daar is verskeie uitdagings wat wolskaapboere op eie bodem in die gesig staar en boerderyomstandighede is ook nie altyd maklik […]

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(Afrikaans) Stoet wys toekoms aan

Sorry, this entry is only available in Afrikaans. Blik op sake Die stoet se rekords word uiters akkuraat bygehou en die bestuursinsette word strategies vir optimale produksie aangewend. Jong rammetjies word op ’n onderhoudsrantsoen aangehou, terwyl beter voeding slegs aan ooie verskaf word wat reproduseer. Dit is juis hierdie strategie wat vir uiters akkurate seleksie […]

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(Afrikaans) Wetenskap is die rigtingwyser

Sorry, this entry is only available in Afrikaans. Talle kleinveeboere op eie bodem voel tans asof hulle in ’n doodloopstraat is vanweë boerderytoestande buite hul beheer. Die swaarmoedigheid word deur politieke en ekonomiese druk vererger, wat tot verswakte maatskaplike omstandighede in die landelike gebiede lei. Hierteenoor is dohnemerino-boere gelukkig wetenskaplik ingestel – hulle kan negatiewe […]

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Results of the Dohne Merino Autumn Sales Season 2019

  The autumn Dohne Merino Production sales exceeded all expectations except for a few sales in areas experiencing the negative effect of the past four years drought conditions.  Once again, the Dohne Merino breed, proved its mettle under conditions of a severe summer drought during which farmers were forced to reduce stock numbers in especially […]

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Dohne Merino Kursus – 3 & 4 July 2019

Presented by Kobus Delport, manager of the Dohne Merino Breed Society of South Africa, and hosted by Stormhoek, Memel. Attend this practical and resourceful course to empower yourself with excellent knowledge on Dohne Merino Breeding & Farming. General Information Limited space book now! Bookings close on 18 June 2019, if any space still available Course […]

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Grootfontein College of Agriculture Production sale 2019

The 12th Grootfontein Dohne Merino Stud Production Auction was held on 22 February 2019 at the Grootfontein College of Agriculture, Middelburg Eastern Cape. All 66 rams and 182 ewes that were on offer at the auction, were sold for an average of R7530 per ram and an average of R2 926 per ewe.  The top […]

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Richard Armstrong – Production sale 2019

Richard Armstrong held an extremely successful Production sale on 05 March 2019.  The 70 rams on offer, were all sold at the average price of R10,321.  This result was markedby the selling of 5 rams at a price of more than R20,000 each.  Congratulations to Mr. John Gary Wardle who bought the top ram on […]

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Wauldby Dohnes – Production sale 2019

Wauldby Dohnes held their annual production sale together with guest seller Gerald Cawthorne, on Wednesday 12 March 2019.  A total of 45 rams were sold at the average price of R8,456.  The highest priced ram was bought by Grootfontein Agricultural College, Middelburg, EC. at R26,000.  Ewes (4-6 Tooth) were sold at prices varying between R1,800 […]

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Program – Changed Format for the National Sale 2019

To avoid any misunderstanding the complete program around and including the national sale  is repeated in both English and Afrikaans: Om enige misverstand uit die weg te ruim word die volledige program rondom die 2019 Nasionale veiling hier herhaal: The council meeting will start off at the Freestate Stadium, 15H00 hour, Monday afternoon, 18 Feb.  […]

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Dohne Merino – Officially a trademark

Dohne Merino is now registered as an official trademark in South Africa. The branding of the registered section of the breed has implications for both registered and unregistered breeders. The Dohne Merino breed society invites all serious breeders to become members of the society in order to participate in the advanced technology facilitated. Marketing and standards ……

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