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2018 Victorian Sale Results

THE NSW-based Macquarie Dohne stud, Warren, topped the 14th annual Victorian Dohne Invitation ram sale at Ballarat Thursday witha ram at $6250. Continue reading

Nadin gets foot in the door early

Now a wool buyer for G Schneider Australia, he is grateful for getting his foot in the door a year and a half ago. “Everyone’s tailored differently, and I think there are people who are suited to uni and who need it for certain careers, but I don’t think I was built for it,” he said. “I’m a believer in the otherside, where experience is just as valuable.” Continue reading

2018 Production Sale Results

DOHNE rams are heading to four states after the 15th annual Macquarie Dohne production sale at Ballimore on Monday. In a 70 per cent auction clearance 101 of 146 rams sold to $8000 and averaged $1941. The change of venue for stud principals John and Robyn Nadin and family from their Mumblebone, Warren, venue to the stud’s Ballimore ram deport a little north of Dubbo, made it easier for old clients and new buyers to attend. Continue reading

2015 Sale Results

FIVE rams purchased by five buyers topped at $2800 when 138 of 139 rams averaged $1701 during the 12th annual Macquarie Dohne on-property sale at Warren on Wednesday, September 23. Rams went to 19 NSW clients and one from Queensland. Yeoval district breeder who returned after six years to buy three rams for the top average of $2600 including two of the sale-toppers was Brad Kerin, Springlands Pastoral Company, who selected a son of the Coolibar (South Australian) sire purchased by Macquarie stud in 2013 as his first showing a Dohne Index Value (DIV) of 152.85. Continue reading

History Of The Dohne

SINCE ITS inception (South Africa 1939) the aim of the Dohne has been well defined, with the breeding objective to improve meat, wool and reproductive traits. The initial cross was between a Peppin Merino and the German Mutton Merino. This was a “one off” cross and progeny were interbred and selected for high fertility, rapid lamb growth, mothering abilities and the production of quality Merino wool. Continue reading

Dohne Merino In Uruguay

THE PRE-TOUR and International Dohne Conference takes place in Uruguay from 16 to 20 April 2018, will be followed by a post Conference tour through Argentina and Chile from 23 to 29 April. Continue reading

Dohne Flock Leads The Way In Certification

AN AUSTRALIAN Dohne flock is leading the way in ethically raised and produced wool by selling one of the first clips offered under the international Responsible Wool Standard. Continue reading

Dohnes Push Gross Margin In Low Rainfall

“The Dohne is the most profitable in varied locations, which is not surprising given their dual purpose nature”. Continue reading

ASBVs – What does it all mean?

“Net Lambs Born (NLB) EBV advantage of Dohne rams that have entered the Merino Superior Sires comparison averages 22% higher than the merino (www.merinosuperiorsires.com.au accessed 9th May 2017)." Dr Graham Lean, Agrivet Business Consultancy, Hamilton VIC Continue reading

Tassie back to back carcass winners

“ The Dohne produces an award winning, high yielding (up to 49 per cent) prime lamb carcass with attributes being equal to the commonly known terminal breeds with one exception – less fat.” Continue reading