Presentation of the Dohne Merino Awards

The format change to the national Dohne Merino sale led to the Pre-auction function being held on the evening before the sale.   This occasion also represented a milestone in the history of the breed in the sense that the 30th consecutive award of the National Top Breeder was performed by National executive – Mr. Dickie […]

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National Dohne Merino Sale – 2019

The transition of the national Dohne Merino sale to a day-sale – 11H00 in the morning exceeded expectations.   Not only were more rams sold (52), but also at a higher average record price of R40,865.  Congratulations to the total of no less than 16 breeders who sold their top rams on the sale!  Everyone of […]

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Blydskap Trust Dohnes – Production Sale 2019

Blydskap Trust Dohnes held their extremely successful 10th production sale on the 13th of February 2019.  The sale was held on the farm Blydskap in the Riviersonderend district and a total of 64 top Dohne Merino rams were offered and sold.  The highest priced ram was sold at R80 000 to Mr. Dawie Gouws, Caledon […]

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Hobson & Steynberg – Production Sale 2019

Hobson & Steynberg held their 10th production sale on the 12th of Frebruary 2019 at Graaff Reinet.  The two breeders sold a total of 55 rams at the average price of R7 220. The top priced ram was bought by Mrrs. Meadows of Colesberg at the price of R20 000. Photo L/R: Barry and Brett […]

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Normandy Dohnes – Production Sale 2019

The Normandy Dohne stud held its annual production sale at Grassdale, Graaff Reinet, on the 5th of February 2019. A total of 51 rams were sold at the average price of R9 850.  The top priced ram was sold at R29 000 to Mr. Miles from Dordrecht. Photo L/R: Russel Hobson (Hobson & Co.), Carl […]

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De Kop Dohnes – Production Sale 2019

Potberg Dohnes held the first production sale of the 2019 Dohne Merino autumn sales on the 17th of January 2019 at Swellendam.   This first Dohne sale of this sales season, continued on the same record level as posted for the 2018 sales and 75 rams were sold at the average price of R10600.   Two rams […]

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Vlakkloof Dohnes – Production sale 2019

Mr. Daniel Giliomee held the Vlakkloof Dohne Merino stud’s production on the 20th January 2019,  The 47 rams on offer were all sold at the excellent average price of R10 600.  The two most expensive rams were sold at R3400 each to Mr. Abri de Wet and Mr Wynand du Toit, sharing the ram with […]

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Program – Changed Format for the National Sale 2019

To avoid any misunderstanding the complete program around and including the national sale  is repeated in both English and Afrikaans: Om enige misverstand uit die weg te ruim word die volledige program rondom die 2019 Nasionale veiling hier herhaal: The council meeting will start off at the Freestate Stadium, 15H00 hour, Monday afternoon, 18 Feb.  […]

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CC van der Merwe and Sons – Production Sale 2019

Mr Cecil van der Merwe and Sons held a record Dohne Merino production sale at Barkly East on the 30th of January 2019.  The sale was, for the first time held by Vleissentraal  who very efficiently marketed and auctioneered the 80 rams on offer.   The rams were sold at the record average price of R17 […]

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