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Wool from Ewen Peel’s farm at Inverleigh used in this year’s AFL jumpers

It was a few weeks into this year’s AFL footy season when Ewen received a phone call from Australian Wool Innovation and his Elders wool agent. “At first I thought it was a scam. They were telling me I’m one of 25 wool growers in this year’s AFL jumpers,” Ewen said. “But then they explained their ability to trace bales of wool through the processor, using the combined certificate from the yarn maker. Continue reading

Meat and Wool Profit Makers

BY MARK GRIGGS – THE LAND

BIG framed ewes growing plenty of wool and producing lambs finished on grazing wheat and barley crops by the end of June each year are the “norm” for Grant and Liz Masters and family… Continue reading

Celebrating 50 yrs of Dohnes

THE Inaugural Global Dohne Conference and tour will be held on Aussie soil from July 15 to 23, 2016. Conducted by the Australian Dohne Breeders Association (ADBA), the conference will start in Melbourne and finish in Dubbo. It celebrates 50 years since the formation of the Dohne Breeders Association in South Africa. Continue reading

Pingelly farmer settles on Dohne breed

By CAITLYN BURLING – Farm Weekly

WORKING for 19 years as a biosecurity officer for the Department of Agriculture and Food, Harry Williams has seen a lot of sheep breeds come and go. Different trials producing compelling results led him… Continue reading

Dohne suited to Edwards’ enterprise

By BOBBIE HINKLEY – Farm Weekly

RAY, Terri and Justin Edwards are strong proponents of the Dohne breed. Dohnes are well suited to the family’s Ravensthorpe mixed sheep and livestock enterprise, the farm’s heavy country and the no-fuss management system… Continue reading

Denbarker Dohne move bearing fruit

By BOBBIE HINKLEY – Farm Weekly

WHILE lamb and strawberries don’t necessarily agree on a plate, they go hand-in-hand on Norm and Beate Handasyde’s Denbarker farm.

The farm is home to the Amuri Fruit company, which plants and reaps the… Continue reading

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Australian Dohne Breeders' Association
Australian Dohne Breeders' Association16 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.