The Suidkaap promotion sale on 29 July, 2021 was supported by Dohne Merino breeders, Mr JF du Toit, de Kop Dohnes, and Mr Daniel Giliomee, Vlakkloof Dohnes, by offering and selling 43 Dohne Merino rams. These two breeders are congratulated for posting a combined average sales price of R14,558 per ram. They, also attained highest prices of R36,000 (Vlakkloof Dohnes) and R21,000 (de Kop Dohnes). Congratulations to Mr. Nicolaas De Villiers, Bredasorp, and Mr. Kosie Wessels also from Bredasdorp, who bought these two excellent rams.
The rams boasted the following breeding values:
VK20003: Single; Wean direct 1.711 kg; Wean maternal 0.653 kg; Number lambs weaned 1.954%; 12months body weight 1.308 kg; Clean fleece weight 0.199 kg; Fibre diameter -0.576 micron.
JF200246: Twin; Wean direct 2.191 kg; Wean maternal 0.689 kg; Number lambs weaned 0.913%12months body weight 2.264 kg; Clean fleece weight -0.048 kg; Fibre diameter -1.349 micron.