The Lowmar Dohne stud, one of 2016’s regional winners hosted their annual production sale on the farm Vervulling of Mr. Phillipie Marais in Cradock district on the 26th of January 2016. The owners of the stud must be congratulated with with their sale of which the average price increase by a margin of R255-00 per ram above the result for 2015. The sale was also marked by selling a number of commemorative books on behalf of the 50th anniversary celebrations of the Dohne Merino Breed Society (see the second Photograph below)
Lowmar Dohnes, Cradock: Top Price R27000 (70 rams sold at an average price of R8614)
Photo L/R: Andre Van Zyl (auctioneer, CMW), Hugh Collett, (Seller, Lowmar Dohnes), Philippie Marais, (seller, Lowmar Dohnes), Tiaan Naude, (buyer, Cradock), Sitting: Albert Nortje, (CMW agent), Japie Marais (seller, Lowmar Dohnes).
Photo: A very keen Dohne Merino ram buyer at vervulling who also bought the book, busy reading “Birth of a Breed – The Dohne Merino story” by Cameron McMaster.