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April Newsletter 2023

Australian Sheep and Wool Show (ASWS) has selected the Dohne as its 2024 Feature Breed. The Association’s Show Committee has been in regular contact with the Australian Sheep and Wool Show organisers, and we are delighted that our breed will be of prominence on this ‘big stage’ in July 2024 at Bendigo. Continue reading

March Newsletter 2023

It was fantastic to have the full complement of Councillors present for the F2F 2023. The major topic was the presentation and discussion of a Strategic Plan for the ADBA moving forward. The final report is currently being prepared by Kate Brabin (AOK) and members will be informed of outcomes and actions in due course. Continue reading

February Newsletter 2023

Council would like to inform members of the passing of former ADBA Approved Classer and Elders branch manager Clyde McKenzie who passed away in the first week of January 2023. Clyde serviced the Riverina district for 47 years as a wool buyer, over these year Clyde was the District Wool Manager for Elders, along with serving 12 years as the Deniliquin Branch Manager. Clyde was dedicated to his role and a proud ambassador of the Elders Brand. His clients always came first, he was invested in their wool, whether it be sheep classing, ram selection or the wool market, Clyde was always willing to provide advice and assistance not only to producers but also for wool trainees and younger district wool managers. He had a sharp memory being able to name rams, bloodlines and clients from purchases 30 years ago and beyond. Continue reading

Christmas Newsletter 2022

Council has again this year, been working on behalf of all members to promote the Dohne breed, uphold breed standards and ensure that the Dohne breed and the Association has a positive future. In addition to Councils' ongoing standard operations of facilitating the ADBA, the appointment of Kate Brabin (AOK) to undertake a review of both the Councils operations and improvements that can be made within the breed, has been a positive step. Ms Brabin is in the process of providing a report from her independent review, and this will be thoroughly considered at the Council Face-to-Face meeting in February. We look forward to a prosperous and fulfilling 2023, and wish all members and their families a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. Continue reading

December Newsletter 2022

WA had an impressive 90% clearance rate of the 757 rams offered at public auction in 2022. Numbers offered were down 34 head on 2021, however the average price paid was up $146. WA’s top public auction price was achieved by Kintail Park ($11,600), and was a rewarding result in what was regrettably; to be their final ram sale. Continue reading

November Newsletter 2022

The Dohne Breed was well represented at the Jamestown Show on the 2nd and 3rd of October. With the support of 4 South Australian studs: Babirra, Clover Downs, Eagle Ridge, and Ulooloo, and Macquarie from NSW and Stirling from Victoria there was an eye-catching display in front of the ram shed. The Jamestown Show Committee were rapt to have so many Dohne Merino Sheep from such a wide area represented. Continue reading

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Australian Dohne Breeders' Association
Australian Dohne Breeders' Association23 hours ago
📢𝟗𝟎 𝐃𝐀𝐘𝐒 until the 𝐃𝐎𝐇𝐍𝐄 𝐌𝐄𝐑𝐈𝐍𝐎 is the 𝐅𝐄𝐀𝐓𝐔𝐑𝐄 𝐁𝐑𝐄𝐄𝐃 at the Australian Sheep and Wool Show, Bendigo VIC
Our program this year will comprise of the following;
Friday, Education Program – Both Longerenong College and Moama Anglican Grammar will be taking part in this program. This program was designed to educated our younger generation, with hands on experience, allowing students to be guided by sheep and wool agents on the day.
Saturday, Showing Program – Classes will include individual young and older rams and ewes, groups, pairs and also Natural Bare Breech classes.
Across the three days at lunchtime Ethical Outback Wool will showcase their Dohne Merino garments with a daily Fashion Parade.
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April Newsletter
Thank you to the following studs that have confirm they will be showing at the Australian Sheep and Wool Show;
NSW: Calga, DD, Kardinia, Macquarie, Spring Valley and Uardry
South Australia: Clover Downs and Ulooloo
Victoria: Gunyado
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