Dorpers to graze Malay palm plantation

ABOUT 400 head of WA Dorpers may be heading to Malaysia after Douwana Dorpers stud principal Kim Batten and veterinarian Bob Nickels visited the nation last month. Mr Batten said they travelled to the Sabah and Sarawak regions in Malaysia in mid-October, where they visited three palm oil estates of...

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Mixed results for shedding breed studs

Dorper This year three studs offered Dorper rams at auction in WA, with a positive result for the breed recorded by the end of the selling season. Between Douwana, Ida Vale and Kaya Dorper studs a total of 114 rams were offered, 19 less than last year, but 12 more...

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Royal Hobart Show

“He’s very structurally correct and has a heap of muscling and masculinity traits we’d expect in the Dorper breed,” Mr Pagett said. The couple, who run Mount Dromedary Dorpers, were absolutely thrilled with the result and said they had been bitten with the showing bug. “We’ve learnt a lot because...

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Hobart Royal Show 2018

The Hobart Royal Show 2018 was a great success for Dorpers in Tasmania. For the first time in the 18 years Dorpers have been in Tasmania, Dorpers were the feature breed at the Hobart Royal and most amazingly went on to make history by scoring a win in the Interbreed...

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2018 DSSA QLD Region Sale Results

DSSA QLD Region Dorper Ram & Ewe Sale Results – 40 Dorper rams sold to $2,000 (Smit Dorpers 170035 to Maxifari Trust) & av. $1,035. 38 White Dorper rams sold to $1,800 (Boondarra 170326 to Lower Plains Livestock) & av. $990. 3 Dorper ewes sold to $600 (Amarula 176534 &...

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A silent auction for a great cause

A silent auction for a great cause! There are Dorper and White Dorper rams and ewes up for grabs with proceeds going to ‘Herd to Bendigo’ and ‘Aussie Helpers’. The auction begins 25 October and ends 23 November 2018. Your support is appreciated. Well done to Kype Park Dorpers, Kyolna...

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2018 Kaya Sale Results

Kaya Sale Results   Kaya Dorper Ram & Ewe Sale, WA 86/97 Dorper & White Dorper rams sold to $6900 (Lot 55. Kaya White 160634) & av. $1282 and 63/79 Dorper & White Dorper ewes sold to $1475 & av. $464. Image: StudStockSales.com

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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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