Mr. Andries Greyling of Charfontein Dohnes, Vrede, Freestate, held a remarkably successful production sale on the 21st of July 2016. The extremely high average price of R12200 for 63 rams sold, indicates high confidence in the breed to withstand adverse farming conditions, by South African flock farmers . The highest price of R41000 was also paid by a flock farmer – Mr. de Jager from Hendrina. It is very encouraging that rams of excellent quality still attains high prices under circumstances of extreme drought in the South African small stock inland areas! Mrrs. Greyling also sold twin and triplet bearing ewes at prices of R2650 and R2600 respectively. The average price for 520 ewes sold, was R2200.
Photo: Back L/R Danie de Wet (BKB-Buyer Lot 10, for FW Schmidt); Daan Cronje (BKB, Vrede), Jan Mostert (Auctioneer, BKB Louwid), Meyer de Jager (Buyer Top Priced ram, Hendrina), Neels Greyling and Andries Greyling (Owners, Charfontein, Vrede)
Front L/R: Janru de Wet, Pieter Nel (BKB), Theuns Botha (BKB), Jacques Prinsloo (Buyer 2nd highest price), Phillip Maleka (Charfontein Stud Master)