Dorper success at national show follows on from local wins

A Dorper ewe which was named champion senior ewe at this year’s Tenterfield Show has gone on to perform well on the national stage, sashed with a third-place ribbon at the Royal Toowoomba Show. The Dorper Society of Australia held its National Dorper & White Dorper Show in conjunction with...

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Top international speakers for LambEx conference in Perth

LAMBEX 2018 has released its program featuring a strong line-up of international and Australian speakers who will present on an array of local and global issues for the sheep and lamb industry. The event at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre runs from Sunday, August 5, to Tuesday, August 7,...

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National Dorper Show heading to Qld

For the first time in history, the National Dorper and White Dorper Show will be held in Queensland where it will be held in conjunction with the Heritage Bank Toowoomba Royal Show on Wednesday, April 11 and Thursday, April 12. Dorper Sheep Society of Australia Inc (DSSA) executive officer, Sara...

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2018 Eastern Region Dorper & White Dorper Show & Sale

The 3rd annual Eastern Region Dorper & White Dorper Show & Sale, held 1st & 2nd March was a great success. The show kicked off on Friday, showcasing quality Dorper & White Dorper ewes and rams. Grand Champion Dorper Ewe & Grand Champion Dorper Ram went to to Netanya Dorpers and White Dorpers Image:...

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Prime Lamb and Dorpers judged at Tenterfield Show

Quantity of meat sheep in the Sheep Pavilion at the Tenterfield Show may have been down on Saturday but quality was high with both prime lamb and Dorpers being judged on the day. Prime lamb judge David Friend from Warwick said the market these days is chasing heavy lambs weighing...

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Breaking ground in Russia

DORPER breeders across WA are expected to boost production after Landmark International managed to secure an export deal to Russia, with the first shipment to include 13,074 head. The order will be the first into Russia in more than 30 years with additional orders expected to follow as the Russian...

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Mardan stud raises the baa

A FAMILY passion for producing tasty meat has paid off for a Mardan sheep stud. Baaramu White Dorper Stud won champion white dorper ram at the Royal Melbourne Show recently, with their young ram Mardan Man. Judges praised the 15 month old for his superb ultrasound scan results, with an...

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Weengallon brothers top their first dorper ram sale

THE Southern Brothers, Boonoon Dorpers, Weengallon made an impressive debut in the stud ram selling arena when they topped the Queensland Multi-vendor Dorper and White Dorper Ram and Ewe Sale in St George last Friday. Warwick, 16, Sam, 14, and Mitchell, 12, offered two Dorper rams at the sale, walking away...

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Ram lamb takes out supreme Dorper

A RAM lamb has taken out supreme exhibit Dorper at the Royal Melbourne Show. The five month-old was led by year 8 student Ben Caughey, on behalf of Hay War Memorial High School, Hay, NSW, who run the Aberline Dorper and White Dorper stud. Agriculture teacher James Caughey said the...

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School trumps in White Dorpers

A White Dorper ewe lamb bred and shown by the Hay War Memorial High School, Hay, NSW, has won supreme of the breed at the Royal Melbourne Show. The ewe was born on April 30 of this year, and already weighed 44.8kg. The school’s agriculture teacher James Caughey said the...

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