“Oom Louw Erasmus” pass away

The very sad news that another Dohne Merino stalwart – Oom Louw Erasmus, passed away, reached the office of the breed society on Friday the 12th of April.   Oom Louw’s Dohne stud (Lammermore trust, Smithfield) was a long time member of the Central Nucleus and his loyalty towards his fellow farmers and the breed Society […]

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Results of the Dohne Merino Autumn Sales Season 2019

  The autumn Dohne Merino Production sales exceeded all expectations except for a few sales in areas experiencing the negative effect of the past four years drought conditions.  Once again, the Dohne Merino breed, proved its mettle under conditions of a severe summer drought during which farmers were forced to reduce stock numbers in especially […]

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Dohne Merino Kursus – 3 & 4 July 2019

Presented by Kobus Delport, manager of the Dohne Merino Breed Society of South Africa, and hosted by Stormhoek, Memel. Attend this practical and resourceful course to empower yourself with excellent knowledge on Dohne Merino Breeding & Farming. General Information Limited space book now! Bookings close on 18 June 2019, if any space still available Course […]

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AJ Robb passes away

It is with great sadness that the Dohne Merino Breed Society report that Alan John Robb passed away during the night of 7 April 2019 after prolonged illness. AJ as he was known, was the proud owner and driving force behind the Robdorino Dohne Merino stud. The Robdorino stud was founded in 1958 by AJ’s […]

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White wools Production sale 2019

Dries Pienaar held the annual White Wools production sale on 23 January 2019 and offered and sold 70 excellent Dohne Merino rams for the average price of R12,786. A total of eight rams were sold at prices of R20,000 or more and Mr. HL Kitshoff and Sons paid the top price of R56,000 for a […]

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Tweekoppen Production sale 2019

Tweekoppen Dohnes is known for producing Dohne Merinos under completely natural veld conditions of the Southern Freestate. At the 2019 production sale, staged by Wicus Jacobs and Sam Lamprecht, 32 excellent true veld rams were offered and sold at the average price of R6,813. A total of 344 ewes were also sold at the average […]

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FEM Dohnes Production sale 2019

Frans and Andries Marx held their annual production sale on Wednesday, 27 Februarie, 2019 after achieving highly successful results at the National Sale on 20 February. They sold no less than 95 rams at the average price of R10,990 on their farm Sewefontein, in the Burgersdorp district. Frans and Andries also sold 609 Dohne ewes […]

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Crux Dohnes Production Sale 2019

An increasingly more important role player in the Dohne Merino industry – CRUX Dohnes – Held its annual production sale on 07 february 2019.  The major objective of CRUX Dohnes is to provide veld adapted rams to Commercial Dohne farmers in mainly the Southern Freestate area.  This year they sold a total of 108 rams […]

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Sneeuberg Dohnes Production sale 2019

Zeiss Jordaan held Sneeuberg Dohnes’ annual production sale on 06 February 2019.  The sale proved to be highly successful on account of the quality of the rams offered for sale.  All 63 rams on offer were sold at the average price of R11,397.  A total of five rams attained prices of R18,000 or more and […]

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