Bellevue Dorpers to $4400 in online sale

The decision to hold their first online-only Dorper and White Dorper ram sale has paid off for Bellevue Dorpers, with the three-day event recording a 100 per cent clearance to top at $4400. Conducted by Nutrien, through AuctionsPlus, the sale saw 49 Dorpers and 30 White Dorpers offered, all aged...

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Amarula Dorper sale sets new record with ram sold for $45,000

AMARULA Dorper’s set a new stud record and a new global benchmark at its annual production sale on Friday. Conducted by Nutrien, the on-property sale attracted 51 registered bidders and a big crowd of spectators from across the state and beyond, which saw the Gravesend operation claim a slice of...

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New feedlot to focus on Dorpers

DORPERS are set to take a major role in Queensland’s Southern Downs, thanks to the development of new feedlot by Schmidt Grazing. Grazier Stephen Schmidt said the finished project at Victoria Hill, near Allora, will be able to accommodate up to 16,200 lambs when it is completed. The development will...

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Check out these recipes from the Yuna CWA branch

Story by the Farm Weekly. YUNA is a farming area 75 kilometres north east of Geraldton and we have a very active Yuna CWA Branch made up of 21 local members. With the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic and the social isolation requirements, we have turned our attention to our...

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Lambskin boots kick goals for branded red meat business

FOR a branded lamb and beef company supplying the top end of the market, 2020’s pandemic woes might easily have sparked the start of the end. But Western Australia’s Dorper Lamb had in place the foundations long ago that provided a built-in resilience – agility, a finger on the pulse...

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Ovastim: Is it worth the investment?

The effects of the big dry have been experienced by most states across Australia with the national flock currently recording its lowest numbers in more than 100 years, according to Meat and Livestock Australia. In areas where recent rainfall was experienced, tentative confidence has been placed back into the market...

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Dorper sire goes for $5400 at Kaya

Story by Jodie Rintoul for the Farm Weekly. STRONG buying support from the Eastern States, both on the phone and on AuctionsPlus, coupled with solid local enquiry were the key ingredients to the success of last week’s Kaya Dorper and White Dorper Production Sale at Narrogin where prices hit a...

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Dell Doper ewes meet strong demand in online auction

The first exclusive online ewe sale on the account of the Van Niekerk and Vagg families, Dell African Dumisa Dorper and White Dorper stud, Moama, saw all the ewes cleared in high demand on AuctionsPlus on Monday night. All 60 ewes sold to a top of $4700 to average $1862....

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Dell rams all off to stud duties

The hype around Dell African Dumisa Dorpers and White Dorpers was clear to see during their 9th annual on-property ram sale when all 106 rams sold for an overall sale average of $4054. In the sale breakdown, 79 Dorper rams sold to a top of $15,000 to average $4092 while...

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Burrawang Dorper and White Dorpers smash stud records again

WITH records tumbling at most sales this season, the 16th annual on-property sale for the Burrawang Dorper and White Dorper team at Ootha was no exception. Offering 144 Dorper and White Dorpers, there was a 100 per cent clearance on Monday. In the breakdown, 96 Dorpers were offered to a...

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