The bids were flying at the annual Charleville Dorper and White Dorper sale this week amongst a competitive market, where some buyers went home happy customers, while others were left empty handed.
The six vendors were a combination of Queensland and New South Wales studs: Amarula Dorpers, Moree, Analara Dorpers, Dubbo, BaseCamp White Dorpers, Kogan, Winrae Dorpers, Bundarra, Smit Dorpers and Boondara White Dorpers, Mungallala, and Boonoon Dorpers, Weengallon.
In a true reflection of the current market, 123 rams sold to average $3710, with the sale reaching a gross total of $456,400.
The overall top price ram was a White Dorper offered by Wayne and Karen Dingle of Smit Dorpers and Boondara White Dorpers, which sold for $6600 to the Jukes family of Morven.
The two top price Dorper rams sold for $5800 a piece, offered by the Southern family of Boonoon Dorpers, and the Kirby family of Amarula Dorpers, Moree, respectively.
Click here to read the full article by Clare Adcock for the Queensland Country Life.