BreedELITE DSSA National Show & Sale Report

The DSSA National Show and Sale held Wednesday 7th – Friday 9th September, sponsored by BreedELITE, was a highly anticipated event on the society’s calendar, particularly due to seeing numerous recent events across the industry cancelled or changed to online only events as a result of COVID-19 restrictions. Events kicked...

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Douwana Dorper rams peak at $4100

IT was a big day for the Batten family’s Douwana Dorper stud, Yuna, when it hosted its first stand alone stud sale at the Nanson showgrounds on Monday. Having previously sold in the Chapman Valley Breeders Ram Sale for 20 years, the Batten family this year decided to go out...

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Meat sheep producers battle switch to heavier animals

WITH lamb prices continually increasing, workers hard to find and shearing teams stretched, meat sheep are becoming an attractive prospect. While they may be known as less labour intensive, handling has started to become a challenge with fast weight gains and the animals’ ability to jump. For most Australian meat...

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Burrawang studmaster’s a game changer

WICUS Cronje has not only made a big impact at the country’s largest Dorper stud, Burrawang, he’s also been a game changer for the Dorper breed in Australia. With a lifetime of experience in the Dorper breed, having grown up in the Cronje Dorper stud which was established in South...

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New/Returning Member Offer – SIGN UP and SAVE!

Now is the perfect time to SIGN UP and SAVE, with our New/Returning Member Offer! Join the Society as a Stud Member now for only $162.50 and pay NO JOINING FEE! That’s a total saving of $272.50, while retaining all the perks of a full membership! This offer is only...

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BreedELITE supporting DSSA as naming rights sponsor for 2022

BreedELITE are proud to partner with the DSSA in 2022 to support the 2022 events and much more. BreedELITE’s mission is to help progressive sheep breeders, like the Dorper Society Members, simplify the process of breeding ELITE sheep and remove the hassle of clunky, software and tech that doesn’t quite...

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