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Nello Dohnes – Production sale 2022

The Nel family held the 21st production sale on Thursday, 28 July, 2022, on the farm Ofra in the Brandfort district.  A total of 58 Dohne Merino rams were sold at the average price of R12,832.  The top priced ram was sold at R80,000 to Mr. DH (Boeta) Wessels, Bredasdorp, JF (Vlooi) Du Toit, de Kop, Bredasdorp and Mr. JH Joubert, Riversdal.   The ram, LW190315, which was born as one of a twin, had breeding values of: weaning direct +4.316 kg; weaning maternal -0.466 kg; number of lambs weaned -3.620 percent; clean fleece weight +0.302 kg; fibre diameter -3.605 micron; general merit +34.96;

Prices of R 1983 on average for open ewes and R2609 for pregnant ewes were realized.