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Hencil Dohnes – Production sale 2024

Vleissentraal staged Hencil Dohnes’ production sale on 31 January 2024.  The van der Merwe family sold 68 Dohne Merino rams at an average price of R11146.  They also sold ewes pregnant with single lambs at R2166 and ewes pregnant with twins at R2304.   The top priced ram at R32,000 was sold to Snelling farms.  The ram VM220732, one of a twin, had breeding values of: weaning weight direct +1.508 kg; weaning weight maternal +0.450 kg; number of lambs weaned per ewe lifetime +0.084 percent; clean fleece weight +0.197 kg; fibre diameter -0.757 micron and general merit 13.63.

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