Mr Isak Smit, Piket Dohnes, Sorgvliet, Eendekuil, in the Swartland area, held his annual production sale on the 6th of August 2016. Despite the drought conditions prevailing last year, tremendous interest was shown in both Dohne Merino rams and ewes. A total of 80 rams were sold at an average price of R11431-00 per ram. The average price for flock ewes was R1700-00. The top priced ram was sold at R31000-00 to White Wools Dohnes, Molteno.
Photo L/R: Nellis Louw (BKB, Piketberg); Izak Smit (Seller, Piket Dohnes, Eendekuil); Piet Smit (Seller’s father); Pieter Groenewald (BKB, Moorreesburg, on behalf of the buyer); Selwyn Faber (handler, Eendekuil); Leon Strauss (BKB, Paarl, advisor); Appie Maritz (Auctioneer, BKB, Paarl)