Melashdan top $2700

Offering 56 White Dorpers and 19 Dorpers, the Fiegert’s ninth annual Melashdan Dorper and White Dorper ram sale was held at a Tumby Bay property on Tuesday, September 11, with the top ram selling for $2700. Only one Dorper was left unsold, with a top of $1000 and an average of...

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Dorpers don’t fence Hovey in

Shayne Hovey knew his 242-hectare holding at Lowan Vale, near Bordertown, was never going to deliver the returns he wanted alone but he was always adamant he could still make the property work for him. A rural fencing contractor, Mr Hovey also knew he could run a decent fencing business across...

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Hay students’ impressive Melbourne Show Dorper ribbon haul

A GROUP of students from Hay in the NSW Riverina made the trek to the Royal Melbourne Show and returned with extra luggage. They took home ribbons for champion and reserve champion Dorper ram, supreme champion Dorper exhibit, the sires progeny group, breeders group, and champion and reserve champion White...

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Dorpers top at $6500 and White Dorper Ram at $7000

Performance in dry paddocks, high yielding carcasses and confidence in the industry, had prime lamb producers lining up to purchase the quality, performance recorded genetics offered by the Curtis family at the Bellevue Dorper and White Dorper Stud’s 13th ram sale held on-property, Bellevue, Millmerran, last Saturday. With a 100...

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Paddock-to-plate lamb

DORPER sheep are helping Dalby State High School students learn more about where their food comes from, and for many of the students, it’s coming from their agricultural plot. The school has had Dorpers for about six years, but not a lot had been done with them, until 2015. Agricultural...

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The perfect fit for schools

IN 2010, the Hay War Memorial High School became the first school in Australia to establish and operate as a Dorper and White Dorper stud. Eight years on, the enterprise continues to go from strength to strength, with success stemming from a history of strong genetics, a keen student base...

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NEW DATE QLD Region Sale

NEW DATE CONFIRMED for the 2018 QLD Region Sale. 10th Annual QLD Multi Vendor Dorper & White Dorper Ram & Ewe Sale Monday 22nd October – 11am. St George Showground Contact: Richard Knights 0428 257 367 Agent: Elders – Peter Sealy 0428 626 959  

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Robust Dorpers a winner at Karlgarin

WHEN lambing figures come in at 236 per cent for the 2017 season, the question on everyone’s lips is, how and where do I sign up? The answer, according to the Ray family at Karlgarin, is with the mighty Dorper. The highly fertile, fast-maturing and robust nature of the Dorper...

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