February 2017 Merino Auction

37 Selected rams and 79 ewes were on offer for sale. The string of rams on offer presented exceptional quality and bidding for these was brisk.

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).

Register for our auction newsletters and be kept up to date with all our news!

Registration Form

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.

Proudly sponsored by Octofin Group of Companies - your role player in the financial and insurance markets.

Ceva Animal Health