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n Farmer’s Weekly - Running veld-adapted Dohne Merinos since 1945 - livestock

Volume 2019 Number 19039
  • ISSN : 0041-848X

Abstract

Asked how much green feed is planted on the 1 200ha property, Tom Blaine smiles. “Green feed? The best green feed on our farm is the kikuyu under the dripping gutters.” The veld and lick, he says, are all that his sheep have access to. “Our sheep cope in this environment, and it’s all because of the guys before us. I can honestly say that the sheep on this farm are the closest to the original true intention of the Dohne Merino: a dual-purpose sheep producing from the veld.”

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