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September Newsletter 2021

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Newly Appointed Councillor 
Council would like to welcome and congratulate Lynda Farrow, Babirra Dohne Stud, Stansbury South Australia for being the newly appointed Councillor, alongside President Rachel Browne, Vice President John Nadin and Councillors Rhys Parsons, Greg Hall, Don Mills and Darren Gurnett. 
The National Promotional Committee would also like to welcome Lynda into the group and look forward to hearing Lynda’s ideas moving forward. 
Members are reminded that the Councillors are here to serve the breed and assist members where possible and as such are encouraged to contact the Secretary or individual Councillors as the need may arise.

Lynda Farrow, Babirra Dohne Stud, Stansbury South Australia

Ram Sales Results
Sale reports and photos on behalf of – Stock Journal

July Sale

O’Brien Dohne Ram Sale, Wudinna SA
30 rams sold to $3800 and averaged $1450.

Top Priced O’Brien Dohne Merino sold to RD and MJ Butcher, Polda Station for $3,800. Pictured are O’Brien stud principals Jodie Reseigh-O’Brien and Darren O’Brien, Gordon Wood (Nutrien), and buyers Russell and Melanie Butcher.

August Sales

Babirra Dohne Ram Auction, Stansbury SA
47 rams sold to $4200 and averaged $1757.
Full Sale report – Click Here

Andrew Parsons, Nutrien Minlaton, Babirra stud principals Lynda and Craig Farrow, and Adam Pitt, Elders Minlaton, holding the $4200 sale-topper, bought by RJ&LA Tilbrook (not pictured).

The Ultimate Dohne Ram Sale, Mt Pleasant SA
43 rams sold to $2700 and averaged $1488.
Full Sale report – Click Here

Nutrien Fawcett’s Ashely Fawcett, Koonik’s Fiona, Lily and Darren Cameron, Greg Peterson and Jude Eustice, JAG Dohnes (front), Laryn Gogel and Richard Hentschke, Elders, and wool classer Ian Bradke, who bought the $2700 top price ram on behalf of Narlo Enterprises, Mount Hope.

Hill View Dohne Ram Sale, Streaky Bay SA
61 rams sold to $5100 and averaged $1836.
Full Sale Report – Click Here

Buyers Dion Pittaway and Jane Holmes with Milton Holmes, Heather Holmes, Robert Holmes from Hillview Dohne Stud and Nutrien’s Agent Peter McEvoy.

Eagle Ridge On Property Ram Sale, Cowell SA
32 rams sold to $4200 and averaged $1510.
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The $4200 top ram with buyers Wayne and Amanda Hodge; Eagle Ridge principal Paul Webb, EP Livestock’s Scott Masters, Richard Hill and Henry Zwar; Cooper Hodge (front), Jacqui Webb and Tyson Webb.

Clover Downs Dohne Ram Sale, Barabba SA
56 rams sold to $3000 and averaged $1373.
Full Sale Report – Click Here

Top price ram buyer Ben Richie, Booleroo Centre, Nutrien’s Peter Marschall and Clover Downs principal Alex Mattschoss with children Maggie, 8 months, Willow, 7, and Cash, 5.

Ulooloo Dohne Ram Sale, Hallett SA
80 rams sold to $10,000 and averaged $1931.
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Elders Burra Michael Foster, principals Greg and Rob Hall holding the $10,000 top price ram with Nutrien Ag Solutions Jamestown Tom Allen.

Timely Data Submission
Brett Wilson needs to check all Dohne data before submitting it to Sheep Genetics on the 7th and 21st of each month. To make sure your data runs in the analysis you require, you must have your data to Brett 3 business days before the analysis runs.
All members are reminded that stud Ewe Mating Lists are to be submitted to the data manager in a timely manner.

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