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Upcoming Events

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  • 2018 & 2019 Drop Stud Reserves
  • 2020 Drop Auction Rams
  • Dohne Fleeces


  • 1st to 3rd August 2021
  • Hamilton Showground, Hamilton VIC

Sale Information


  • 10th September 2021
  • Macquarie Ram Deport, Ballimore NSW
  • 18th Annual Production Sale

    • 22 September 2021
    • Macquarie Ram Deport, Ballimore NSW
    • Inspection from 10am
    • Sale 1pm
    • 180+ Dohne Rams
    • Interfaced with Auctions Plus

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Central West Genetics


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.



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.