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MACQUARIE DOHNE STUD

The Macquarie Dohne Stud was instrumental in introducing The Dohne breed into Australia and establishing the Breed Association and the breeding objectives for the Dohne in Australia .

Macquarie Dohne Stud has the largest number of registered stud ewes in Australia and has the objective of remaining one of the most influential Dohne studs in Australia.

Record Victorian auction price for Dohne

NSW Champion Ram & Pair

Reserve Grand Champion Pair

MD Empire 17-4684 ‘Bob’

MD Empire 17-4684 ‘Bob’ x Elite Sire MD15-1827
NSW Champion Ram and Pair, and overall Reserve Grand Champion Pair at the 2019 Australian Sheep and Wool Show. An exciting young sire with impeccable prepotent breeding. 4684 has a strong presence and a long, deep body with excellent feet structure. He carries a long shafty, well nourished, evenly crimped medium fleece on a thick supple skin. 4684 has a soft masculine muzzle which is free of blemishes. 4684 is in the top 10% of the breed for 5 of the 8 measurements; Weaning weight, Post weaning weight, Eye Muscle, Fat and Index.

MD174684 sold at the Victorian Dohne Ram Sale 2019 for a record price $13,000, purchased by RW & EA McColl Meredith, VIC.

LATEST NEWS

2019 Victorian Sale Results

Record Victorian auction price for Dohne BY ANDREW MILLER Stock & Land 1st November 2019 40 of 58 rams sold to $13,000, av $2143 A NSW Dohne stud has achieved

Dohne Maternal Traits Proving Worth

“I love the Dohne as they’re tough. We’re pushing our sheep much harder in that we’re shearing twice a year and looking to get 1.3 to 1.4 lambs out of

2019 Production Sale Results

Macquarie Dohnes sell 100 per cent at Ballimore sale Lisa Duce, The Land 25 Sept 2019 John Nadin of Macquarie Dohnes, agent Chris Clemson, Walgett, and auctioneer Paul Dooley, Tamworth,

No Question about Quality

Original article written by Xanthe Gregory. Original photos courtesy of Russell Coad. RUSSELL COAD SHELFORD, VICTORIA "The lambs aren’t just growing well, they’re surviving at incredibly high rates." FOR SHEEP

2019 September Newsletter

I’m looking forward to the day when I can write reporting on what a great season and stable wool market we have ! Unfortunately through, the devastating drought continues through

Dohnes Perform in Drought Conditions

Original article written by Xanthe Gregory, February 2019. GARRY & SAMANTHA MOORING LOUTH, NEW SOUTH WALES "They handle the drier times better, I’m just really impressed with them." FARMERS in

December Newsletter 2018

Macquarie year in review For the majority of Macquarie clients the severe drought conditions are yet to ease with many now into the sixth year. These conditions however, highlight the

2018 December

Macquarie year in review For the majority of Macquarie clients the severe drought conditions are yet to ease with many now into the sixth year. These conditions however, highlight the

2018 Victorian Sale Results

Victorian Invitation Ram Sale, Ballarat VIC Dohne tops $6250 at Ballarat BY ALASTAIR DOWIE Stock & Land 8th November 2018 Macquarie 11 of 15 rams sold to $6250, averaged $1895.

Nadin gets foot in the door early

BY JOELY MITCHELL - Stock & Land 8th November 2018 Hands-on experience the best fit for G Schneider wool buyer "I knew [the wool] went to a wool broker, but

2018 Production Sale Results

Production Ram Sale, Ballimore NSW Macquarie Dohnes head to four states, two to WA Mark Griggs - The Land 26th September 2018 Two top-priced rams ($8000 and $7000) go to

2018 September

Australian Sheep and Wool Show Macquarie Dohne rams have shined again in the show ring. Out of the three years the event has been running: Supreme Exhibit (2016) Grand Champion

 

 

 

The Dual-Purpose Dohne Merino
  • Self-Replacing
  • Prime Lamb
  • Early Maturity (Outstanding Growth Rates)
  • Quality Merino Wool (18-21micron)
  • Exceptional Prime Lamb Dams
  • Bare Breech
  • High Fertility
  • Exceptional Mothering
  • Quality Assured Breeding System
  • The only fully pedigreed sheep breed in Australia
  • Modern objective technology combined with strict subjective appraisal

 

Macquarie Dohne Stud Offers
  • Genetic Diversity
  • Large selection
  • Promotion of daughter studs and flock client’s products
  • Professional classing, management and breeding consultancy
  • Veterinary expertise
  • Liaison with meat processors

 

 

 

Impact sire MD Empire 13-7021 ‘Tom’  with 8 months wool growth.

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