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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Ekka prime lamb champion named

Andrew and Melinda White, Toongabbie, Moonie, have been crowned grand champion in the Prime Lamb competition for their pen of Dorper-cross lambs. Mr White, who runs 450 Doper ewes on his property, said they were shocked by the win but very excited. “Our agent asked us to enter the lambs, it...

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