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Reproductive performance plus in South Australia

FERTILITY - THE ULTIMATE PROFIT DRIVER “Fertility is one of the main drivers for profit in the sheep flock, and certainly a key measure in assessing flock reproduction and genetic improvement in studs.” Continue reading

It’s a no brainer: wool keeps you warm and we wouldn’t wear anything else!

We found that as well as the constant warmth, our woollen products were comfortable, breathable, soft, light, and felt fresh Continue reading

ASBVs – What does it all mean?

“Net Lambs Born (NLB) EBV advantage of Dohne rams that have entered the Merino Superior Sires comparison averages 22% higher than the merino (www.merinosuperiorsires.com.au accessed 9th May 2017)." Dr Graham Lean, Agrivet Business Consultancy, Hamilton VIC Continue reading

Tassie back to back carcass winners

“ The Dohne produces an award winning, high yielding (up to 49 per cent) prime lamb carcass with attributes being equal to the commonly known terminal breeds with one exception – less fat.” Continue reading

Hands on education – the practical advantage

As part of the subjects offered, Tocal students have been involved in the running of the self-replacing Dohne flock. From this, we have witnessed the advantages of high fertility, fast growth rates and exceptional wool quality that are considered standard to the Dohne breed. Continue reading

Dohne substantially increasing in Uruguay

“The Dohne has established itself as a major Sheep breed originating in South Africa and over the last 19 years spreading to Australia, New Zealand, Uruguay, Chile, Argentina, Falkland Islands, Peru and Russia.” Continue reading

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Australian Dohne Breeders' Association
Australian Dohne Breeders' Association15 hours ago
A Barunah Park farmer has increased his lambing percentage and profitability with 8,500 Dohne sheep.
Russell Coad ran a mixed cropping and sheep operation on 1800 hectares with his sons and changed up his flock about 20 years ago, never looking back.
Article courtesy of ACM Stock & Land
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Australian Dohne Breeders' Association
Australian Dohne Breeders' Association2 days ago
Here's a look at the history of the breed.