Two rams sold for the top price of R 23,000. The first of these was lot number 9 from Robert Rubidge's Wellwood stud, sold to Derek Bowker of Alstonfield, Bedford. The final lot number 37 from Dykie de Villiers' Wildfontein stud also sold for top price to Morné Fitzhenry of Hartebeesthoek, Aberdeen. (The buyers are sporting two Octofin Jackets - sponsored by Octofin to the top 2 buyers).
Merino ewes are scarce in the current market, and a small offering of 79 ewes was presented.
37 ewe lambs off shears sold for an average of R 1,365 each, old commercial open ewes sold for R 1,400 each and old stud open ewes for R 1,500 a head (all also off shears).
Two rams sold for the top price of R 23,000.
There were rams to suit each buyer, and all lots sold for an average of R 7,200.