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Dohne Australia – October 2021

October Newsletter 2021

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September Sales

Western Australia C-View Dohnes Ram Sale, Esperance WA
10 rams sold to $1300 and averaged $960.

Mollerin Rock Ram Sale, Cadoux WA
79 rams sold to $2300 and averaged $1323.

Father and son buyers, Reece (left) and Richard Boyne, TA & D Boyne & Sons, Koorda, Mollerin Rock Dohne stud principal Mitchell Applegate, Cadoux and Elders auctioneer Graeme Curry with the $2300 top-priced ram after the on-farm Mollerin Rock Dohne ram sale.

Chirniminup Ram Sale, Nyabing WA
192 rams sold to $4400 and averaged $1641.

Braden Johnston (left), Johnston Plains, Nyabing, Chirniminup Dohnes stud principal Rachel Browne and Nutrien Livestock Breeding representative Roy Addis with the $4400 top-priced ram at the Chirniminup Dohne on-property ram sale at Nyabing on September 13.

Kintail Park Ram Sale, Jerramungup WA
114 rams sold to $5000 and averaged $1661.

Nutrien Livestock Breeding representative Roy Addis (left), top-priced buyer Brian Trundle, Kulin and stud principal Rhys Parsons with the $5000 top-priced Dohne ram.

Far Valley Ram Sale, Arthur River WA
100 rams sold to $11,000 and averaged $1584.

Far Valley stud principal David Kain (left), was thrilled when this outstanding ram was knocked down for $11,000 by Elders auctioneer Nathan King, assisted by Elders Williams branch manager Sarah Hyde and purchased by Elders Williams livestock agent Graeme Alexander. Mr Alexander secured the ram on behalf of Alex and Georgia Mattschoss, Clover Downs Dohne stud, Barabba, South Australia.

Harold Park North Ram Sale, Carnamah WA
35 rams sold to $1600 and averaged $1034

Buyers Robin Goods (left) and Frank Crago, Hakea Farming, Coorow, Elders Michael O’Neill and stud principals Charles and Shayne Wass with the $1600 top-priced ram.

Denvale Ram Sale, Mount Barker WA
38 rams sold to $3050 and averaged $1247.

With the $3050 top-priced ram at last week’s Denvale Dohne on-property ram sale at Mt Barker were buyer Brendan Watterson (left), Yuelup Farms, Tenterden, Nutrien Livestock Mt Barker representative Matt Mullally and Denvale stud’s Cis Sounness and Greg Sounness.

Glenlea Ram Sale, Katanning WA
56 rams sold to $1600 and averaged $835.

Glenlea Dohne Merino stud principal Alex Leach (left), with the $1600 top-priced ram held by Nutrien Livestock stud and commercial sheep manager Tom Bowen at last week’s ram sale in Katanning.

Noorla Ram Sale, William WA
70 rams sold to $2900 and averaged $1194.

Noorla stud principal Jeremey Genders (left), with buyer Tom Price, Wandering and Nutrien Livestock, Williams representative Peter Moore holding the $2900 Dohne ram that topped the Williams sale last week.

New South Wales

Calga Ram Sale, CoonambleNSW
78 rams sold to $4000 and averaged $1638.

Stock agent Matt Prentice, Elders, Coonamble, Calga Dohne studmaster Jason Southwell, auctioneer, Lincoln McKinlay, Elders studstock, Inverell, Calga Dohne’s Margie Pye, Sandy Pye, Holly Pye, and buyer Henry Webb, Miagunyah, Warrambungle.

Kardinia Ram Sale, Corowa NSW
59 rams sold to $4000(x2) and averaged $2492.

Equal top-priced ram with vendor Don Mills Kardinia Dohnes, Rex Bennett Elders Wangaratta and Peter Godbolt Nutrien Albury.

Gullendah Ram Sale, Baldry NSW
120 rams sold to $5000 and averaged $3233.

Auctioneer Paul Dooley, Peter & Andrew Hughes, with Jim White holding the top priced Dohne ram and Nutrien Stud Stock Agent, Brad Wilson.

Macquarie Ram Sale, Ballimore NSW
196 rams sold to $7000 and averaged $3518.

South Australia

Glen Holme Ram Sale, Manoora SA
69 rams sold to $3600 and averaged $1423.


Mt Alma Rams Sale, Coonalpyn SA
100 rams sold to $5000 and averaged $3078.

FAMILY AFFAIR: Nutrien Tintinara’s Michael Lawrence, Elders Keith’s Steve Doecke, Sophie, Brooks and Eric Ashby, Connor Hooper, Ella, Annelise, Harry and Caleb Ashby, Stephanie Brooker Jones, Elders, and Richard Miller, Nutrien.

Timely Data Submission
Brett Wilson needs to check all Dohne data before submitting it to Sheep Genetics on the 7th and 21st of each month. To make sure your data runs in the analysis you require, you must have your data to Brett 3 business days before the analysis runs.
All members are reminded that stud Ewe Mating Lists are to be submitted to the data manager in a timely manner.

Newly Appointed Councillor 
Council would like to welcome and congratulate Lynda.