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Tweedale Dohnes – production sale – 2021

Richard Armstrong held his exceptionally successful production sale on the farm Tweeddale, Cathcart, on 02 March, 2021.  The total of 68 extensively reared Dohne Merino rams were sold at the average price of R13,301.  The top price (R41,000) was paid by regular client, Mr van Heerden, Heuningklip, Queenstown for ram number RA180405. The breeding values for RA180405 was weaning direct 1.298 kg; weaning maternal -0.071 kg; number lambs weaned 0.308 percent; 12 months body weight 1.730; clean fleece weight 0.135 kg and fibre diameter -0.979 micron.  Ewes were in extremely high demand and prices ranged from R1,900 for open young ewes to R3,800 for ewes pregnant with twins.  The average price for the total of 509 ewes was R2,565.