Image: Andrew Meara, Elders, with Justin and Lorroi Kirkby of Amarula Dorpers, and the top priced White Dorper ram. Pictures: Supplied
Southern studs dominated at the 15th Annual BreedELITE DSSA Dorper and White Dorper sale at St George on Tuesday, August 1.
In a sale breakdown; 43 Dorper rams sold to an average price of $2312, while 39 White Dorper rams sold to average $2246, and one Dorper ewe sold to average $300, achieving an overall sale clearance of 69 per cent.
An overall top price of $6600 was reached for lot 3, a White Dorper offered by Justin and Lorroi Kirkby of Amarula Dorpers, Glenavon, NSW, and purchased by Chelmar Pastoral Co, Nindigully.
Top honours for the Dorpers went to Nick and Mel Pagett, Winrae Dorpers, Bundarra, NSW, who sold lot 93 and 95, both for $4600 to Mirage Land and Water Co, Cunnamulla.
The Cunnamulla outfit were the largest volume buyers on the day, taking home a draft of 12 at an average price of $3050.
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