n Farmer’s Weekly - Merino ram sellers feel the pinch

Volume 2020 Number 20012
  • ISSN : 0041-848X


The drought and foot-and-mouth disease outbreak has had an obvious impact on Merino ram prices at auctions. During the January/February sale season, 35 auctions were held and 1 576 rams were sold at an average price of R9 526. For the corresponding period last year, 1 650 rams were sold at 34 auctions at an average price of R11 227.

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