15th BreedELITE DSSA Dorper and White Dorper Sale Hits $6600

Image: Andrew Meara, Elders, with Justin and Lorroi Kirkby of Amarula Dorpers, and the top priced White Dorper ram. Pictures: Supplied   Southern studs dominated at the 15th Annual BreedELITE DSSA Dorper and White Dorper sale at St George on Tuesday, August 1. In a sale breakdown; 43 Dorper rams...

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Are you prepared for Mandatory Electronic Sheep Tagging?

As a sheep farmer in Australia, you’ve likely already heard about the upcoming mandatory electronic identification (EID) sheep tagging requirements that will come into effect across all Australian states (Tasmania still pending) from January 1st, 2025. If the thought of mandatory EID tagging brings you more apprehension than relief, you’re...

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BreedELITE DSSA St George QLD Region Sale Results Summary

Dorper & White Dorper Sale Results   The 15th annual St George QLD Region Sale was held on Tuesday 1st August at the St George Showgrounds. The sale took place at the showgrounds and online via AuctionsPlus, providing breeders across the country access to the 132 lots of high quality...

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Kaya Dorper wins supreme champion at Australian Sheep & Wool Show

Kaya Dorper stud won the supreme champion with its ram at the Australian Sheep & Wool Show, Bendigo, and says it’s all in support of the show and having family fun. Kaya Dorper stud principal Adrian Veitch, Narrogin, WA, said his ram had bulk, bone, and “very good” shoulders. Dell...

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Kaya stud, Narrogin, WA achieves top prices at ASWS Dorper sale

Kaya Dorper stud principal Adrian Veitch, Narrogin, WA, topped the sales of Dorper and White Dorper rams in the helmsman sale, run online via AuctionsPlus for the second year in a row. The top Dorper ram was Lot 2, Kaya 210939, which was sold for $6200, whose estimated breeding values...

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Call from Sheep Genetics to Australian Breeders to Commence Shedding Score Data Collection

Sheep Genetics is currently in the early stages of the research pipeline to develop a future shedding score ASBV. Sheep Genetics is calling on breeders to start collecting and submitting shedding score data to contribute towards the development of an ASBV Shedding Score and Future Guidelines. When recording shedding score...

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