The second Keiroad sale took place on 26 February 2021. This sale was more successful than last years sale with a much improved offering of Dohne Merino rams. the total of 41 rams on offer were all sold at the average price of R 5,620. The top priced ram AC180014, was sold to Sheard Estates, Cathcart, at the price of R8,200. Breeding values for this ram were weaning direct -1.274 kg; weaning maternal 0.055 kg; number lambs weaned -6.152 percent; 12 months body weight -2.843 kg; clean fleece weight 0.238 kg; fibre diameter -0.286 micron.
The sale was also marked by Mr. Hargreaves Qotoyi selling his first set of rams prepared for a public sale. These rams were all offspring of well known sires in the Dohne Merino stud industry and he is congratulated for selling the AA-ram MQ190035 with breeding values of weaning direct 2.495 kg; weaning maternal 0.101 kg; number lambs weaned 1.803 percent; 12 months body weight 3.647 kg; clean fleece weight 0.226 kg; fibre diameter -0.989 micron; at the price of R8,000 to Mr. Richard Armstrong, Tweeddale, Cathcart.
Photo L/R : Ian Sheard (auctioneer, Sheard auctioneers, Cathcart), Hargreaves Qotoyi (seller, Elliot), Richard Armstrong (buyer, Cathcart).