A day in the life of a Dohne farmer
It’s finally time to announce the winner of our Dohne Merino Photography Competition.
Congratulations to our first place winner, Flitwick Ranch with their photo entitled ‘Vroegdag.’
Our judges commended your use of movement and light, as well as foreground/background imagery in telling your story.
We all felt that your photograph captured an intriguing moment in a South African Dohne Merino farmer’s life.
Our runner-up is Zuurfontein with their photo entitled, ‘Tyd om te leer.’
We loved the story that this photograph told, as well as the promise that it foretells for the future Dohne Merino farmers.
Dohne ooie met lammers – Rome Stud
Dohne Merino Lambs with Inhlosane Mountain in the distance – Copperleigh Farm
Huiswaarts – Flitwick Ranch
Future Dohne Farmer – Wattlegrove
Bonding Time – Oliveburn
Thank you so much for all of your entries, our judges were blown away by both the technical prowess and story-telling elements of your photographs. We would like to thank Extreme Lights for sponsoring the main prize, a Wuben P26 Flashlight. They have also, very generously, offered the Dohne community a further 15% discount on any of their products during September. Go and have a look at what is on offer here: www.extremelights.co.za and use the discount code ELFlashlights15%off (one use per person). The runner up’s prize, a 1kg bag of top quality coffee beans, has been sponsored by This Side Up Media.
Our two judges include; Megan Stander, our favourite local photographer and Bobby Londt, son of the late Henri Londt, who was the manager of the Dohne Merino Breeders Society from 1989 to 2012. Bobby is a specialist in digital marketing and played an integral role in the build and design of our website.
World Dohne Merino Conference 2018 – South America
South African breeders attended the major event on the international Dohne Merino during which the World Dohne Merino Federation was founded. Technical information was exchanged at the conference and a number of Dohne Merino flocks were visited to establish new relationships and strenghthen existing contact.
Dohne Merino Courses
South African Dohne Merino breeders rely on courses to effectively train their inspectors clients and breeders alike. From time to time workshops and information days are held country wide to update all parties involved on the latest developments in Dohne Merino Breeding.
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