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Upcoming Events

On Display At Each Event

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

HAMILTON SHEEPVENTION

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

Sale Information

PRE SALE PREVIEW DAY

  • 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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2020 October Newsletter

All 119 rams sold for a top price of $5000 twice and an average of $2101, a growth of $221 on last year. Rams were sold to New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia and bidding started as convincingly as it ended for the very even draft of rams. Twenty-four bidders onsite were joined by 41 registered bidders and 39 viewers on AuctionsPlus. Continue reading

2020 Production Sale Results

Macquarie Dohnes recognise the importance of maintaining the true beliefs of the breed and refuse to sacrifice growth rates, carcase shape and quality, fertility and hardiness for other traits. All 119 rams sold for a top price of $5000 twice and an average of $2101, a growth of $221 on last year. Continue reading

MACQUARIE SEEDSTOCK 20th Anniversary

Our breeding program aims for a balanced set of EBV traits, backed up by a strict visual appraisal for structure, wool quality, staple length, doing ability and soundness. Commercially unprofitable sheep are eliminated. Continue reading

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 a record Victorian auction price for one its rams,… Continue reading

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 her. They love fibre (roughage) and they’re good doers.”

Original… Continue reading

No Question about Quality

FOR SHEEP farmers, quality wool is a trait that can’t be sacrificed and the Dohne’s superior white wool makes them a breed that ticks all the boxes. This is the case for Dohne breeder Russell Coad who’s lived on his family’s Barunah Plains property in Victoria his entire life. Continue reading

Dohnes Perform in Drought Conditions

FARMERS in North West NSW have been doing it tough due to severe rainfall deficits in the past year, but Dohne breeders may be able stay on their feet, just like Bourke’s fourth generation farmer Garry Mooring. Continue reading