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Forging new relationships between producers and students

One year on and an education partnership forging new relationships between Dohne producers and students entering the livestock industry, is opening pathways for the long term future of the breed. Continue reading

National Dohne Ram Sale reaches top of $20,000

ROSEVILLE Park Dohnes has topped the National Dohne Ram Sale with a $20,000 price tag. Held during the inaugural Global Dohne Conference, 13 vendors offered 39 rams and sold 23, to an average of $4815. Continue reading

Dohnes judged for first time at Australian Sheep and Wool Show

DOHNE sheep were shown and judged for the first time ever in Australia at this year’s Australian Sheep and Wool Show in Bendigo. With more than 40 international delegates in Australia for the Global Dohne Conference, Australian breeders used the opportunity put their sheep under examination using a unique judging system. Continue reading

Breeders look forward to showcasing Dohnes at Australian Sheep and Wool Show

A FLOCK of Dohne breeders will muster at the Australian Sheep and Wool Show at Bendigo this week as part of a world conference for the breed. Dohnes are celebrating 50 years of the breed, and Australia will host the breed’s Global Dohne Conference. Continue reading

Dohne breed debuts at National sheep show

AFTER a four-decade hiatus from the global show arena, the Dohne breed has re-entered the ring and chosen the Australian Sheep and Wool Show, Bendigo as their show debut. Continue reading

Bruce Peat of Three Rivers Specialty Meats at Echuca stakes a claim

BUTCHER, abattoir owner, farmer — Bruce Peat has done it all. But while these days he spends most time on his 2630ha property, Bultarra, at Bunnaloo in southern NSW, he remains a meat processor at heart. “The average weight of a sheep when I first started was 17kg,” said Bruce, while deftly boning a carcass. “Now it’s 22kg and we get them up as big as 26kg.” 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.