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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

October Newsletter 2022

September was a big month for Dohne ram sales, with rams being sold across three states Western Australia, South Australia and New South Wales. See below sale results from the September sales. Continue reading

September Newsletter 2022

Dohne ram sales kicked off at the end of July in South Australia and continued in South Australia for the month of August. As we move into September this will be our largest selling month for the Dohne Breed, with rams being sold across three states Western Australia, South Australia and New South Wales. Continue reading

August Newsletter 2022

Australian Sheep and Wool Show, Bendigo VIC After 2 years of Covid cancellations, the 3 days of Bendigo ASWS Dohne Tent 2022 began with Longeranong Agricultural College on the Friday, Moama Grammer on the Saturday, interspersed with a series of short Tech Talks finishing with intra-stud judging on Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning. Continue reading

July Newsletter 2022

Council would like to welcome and congratulate our two newly appointed classers to the association, Brad Wilson Dubbo NSW and Stephen Chalmers Kerang VIC. Both these gentlemen are well known in the livestock industry as agents for Nutrien Ag Solutions. A big thank you to Allan Casey for writing and conducting the theory section of the classers assessment. Continue reading

June Newsletter 2022

On Tuesday 24 May 427 wether lambs were processed at Gundagai Meat Processors with 210 of these undertaking further detailed Meat Eating Quality analysis at UNE Meat Science Laboratories in the coming weeks. The whole consignment was measured for DEXA Lean Meat Yield % & IMF%. A high proportion of the draft received a IMF% bonus payment in line with the Gundagai Lamb grid. Sire means and group performance will be displayed at the Field Day. Continue reading

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Australian Dohne Breeders' Association
Australian Dohne Breeders' Association5 days ago
📢AMSEA Coonong Sire Evaluation Open Day
📌Wednesday 21 February 2024
📌Coonong Station, Urana NSW
The Coonong Sire Evaluation Open Day will be a special event for the ADBA with the release of the ewe reproductive data from the Dohne Sire Evaluation Trial. In addition, the results of the meat-eating-quality tests will be presented.
On the day, the ewes currently in the evaluation will be on display, and details of the 2nd year of reproduction phase of the evaluation will be discussed. The following day (Thursday 22nd) there will be a debriefing held with all members welcome to also attend.
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Australian Dohne Breeders' Association
Australian Dohne Breeders' Association1 week ago
Expressions of Interest for a Photographer
The ADBA is looking for a dedicated photographer for next year’s Australian Sheep and Wool Show at Bendigo VIC.
As you are all fully aware the Dohne will be the Feature Breed in 2024. The association would like to capture this milestone event with quality photos.
You would need to be able to attend the 3 days, Friday 19 to Sunday 21 July 2024.
If you have artistic flair and a strong eye for visual storytelling, we would love hear from you, please email
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