LATEST MERINO NEWS

Trumps – National Merino Ram Auction

Trumps Merino stud, Hanover, sold these three rams to buyers for Lesotho wool and mohair promotion project for (from right) R130 000, R70 000 and R20 000 respectively.  Photo, from left:  Teboho Leleka (buyer), Andries Pienaar (seller), Puleng Matebesi (buyer), Jan...

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Wellwood – National Merino Ram Auction

Robert Rubidge of Wellwood Merinos, Graaff-Reinet, sold these two rams to Phoenix Merinos, also from Graaff-Reinet for R165 000 and R105 000.  From left:  Robert Rubidge (seller), William Biggs (buyer), Flip Ndoni (handler), Johan Minnaar and Wikus Cloete (buyers) and...

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Groep 3 – National Merino Ram Auction – SA Record Price

SA record price of R255 000 for a Merino ram!  Theo and Jaco Potgieter of Groep 3 Merino's, Graaff-Reinet, sold this ram to Jan and Jaco Wiese of Biesiespoort Merino's, Loxton for the new record price. This was the highlight of the National Merino Ram Auction held in...

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Julian Southey named National sheep Farmer of the year

Merino SA honorary member and former -president and, Julian Southey, received the prestigious “National sheep farmer of the year” award at a gala dinner held on 16 November in Bloemfontein. Julian (middle) farms in the Middelburg EC district with his two sons, Robert...

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11 Augustus 2016 – Nationale Veiling te Middelburg

Hoogste pryse van die jaar opNasionale Merino veiling Die Nasionale Merinoram veiling het op Vrydag, 12 Augustus te Grootfontein Landboukollege plaasgevind. Die vier hoogste pryse op enige Merinoveiling vanjaar is by hierdie prestige geleentheid aangeteken. Die...

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Jongooi skoudag te Vrede, Philipstown

Op Woensdag, 20 Julie 2016 is die ‘n besonder goeie Merinodag aangebied in die Philipstown distrik. Ses Merinoklubs het deelgeneem aan die eerste “Interskou kompetisie tussen Jongooiklubs”, naamlik Philipstown, Kraankuil, Middelburg, Noupoort, Britstown en Modern...

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Merino Adviseurskursus 2016

Die jaarlikse Merino adviseurskursus is van 20 tot 22 Junie te Groenvlei, Graaff-Reinet distrik aangebied. Teoretiese en praktiese klasse is aangebied oor Merino bestuur, beoordeling en die Merinoplan. Agter: Charl van der Merwe, Adriaan Engelbrecht, Jean Human, JG du...

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Laingsburg Wolbaaldra kompetisie

Op Saterdag, 9 April 2016 is ‘n interessante Merinodag gehou te Laingsburg. Daar was ondermeer uitstallings van Merino’s, demonstrasies van skaapskeer, wolgooi, afrand van wol, en inligting oor roofdierskade by skape. Die grootste opwinding was egter die Wolbaaldra...

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