Congratulations to Mr JF du Toit, de Kop Dohnes, Bredasdorp, and Mr. Michael Swart, Swarco Dohnes, Caledon, who sold excellent Dohne Merino rams at the Suidkaap promotion sale, Bredasdorp, on 28 July 2022.
Mr JF du Du toit sold a total of 26 Dohne Merino rams at the average price of R15,462. His highest priced ram was sold to Gerstner Farming, Napier at the price of R25,000. The twin born ram JF210212, had breeding values of: weaning weight direct +2.205 kg; weaning weight maternal -0.050 kg; number of lambs weaned -0.683 percent; clean fleece weight +0.089 kg; fibre diameter -1.681 micron; general merit +16.21 units.
The Swart family sold 10 Dohne Merino rams at the average price of R16,800 and the highest priced was R50,000 achieved for a ram bought by Coeja Farming, Heidelberg in the Southern Cape. This Ram MS210324, a twin, had breeding values of: weaning weight direct 4.437 kg; weaning weight maternal +0.438 kg; number of lambs weaned +2.490 percent; clean fleece weight +0.450 kg; fibre diameter -1.0164 micron; general merit +26.50 units