The year 2021 was marked by the Covid-19 restrictions affecting all major activities of the breed society. The National sale however took place after the Foot-and-mouth non-event of the previous year. The sale which took place under Covid-19 restricted conditions, resulted in 30 top rams being sold for the average price of R35,600.
The year 2020 was marked by firstly a Foot-and-mouth disease outbreak followed by a Covid-19 national lockdown. This circumstances caused the Dohne Merino Breed society to cancel the national sale 3 days before its due date. Consequently, breeders sold the rams selected for the national sale in several ways and some were being held back […]