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    Buy Konsortium-Merino ewe units. It is a safe investment in livestock, without having to be involved in the administration thereof...

  • Changing gears from price taker to price maker

    2014-02-13

    Prof. Eckart Kassier predicted in 1994 there would only be 30 000 farmers on the land by 2014. Back then, many farmers thought he had lost it, but today that is all we are. Decline is inevitable unless...

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  • Think BIG

    2014-01-08

    In 2013 Konsortium-Merino sold a massive 891 rams under their brand on six auctions at an average price of R5 363. This is more than 23% of Merino SA's ram sales.

  • Faith like woolFaith like wool picture

    Angus Buchan, parading his 100% proudly South African, Konsortium-Merino wool jacket, with joy.

  • Another SA record - 333 rams sold!

    2013-02-21

    On 21 February another SA record was broken on Konsortium-Merino home turf. At their 24th production sale, the group set a new SA record by selling the most rams on a Merino auction.

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  • Another sheep specialist pictureAnother sheep specialist

    2012-10-07

    Konsortium-Merino has appointed its second sheep specialist. Tommie Calldo will join Cobus Vivier in ensuring the quality and standard of our farmers stock is such, that the genetics, wool and meat can confidently be purchased on the open market.

  • 488 rams @ R6 701 average

    For 2008 Konsortium-Merino sold 488 rams at an average price of R6 701 at five sales held under the auspices of MerinoSA.

  • Andries knows his Merino's pictureAndries knows his Merino's

    2008-04-03

    In Carnarvon there is a man who truly loves his Merino's and believes that they herald the coming of rain, by shaking their bodies as though they are wet...

  • Good. Better. BEST! pictureGood. Better. BEST!

    2008-02-20

    Just when it seemed that Konsortium-Merino couldn't possibly do any better, they again surpassed all expectations. The 201 rams on offer at their 14th production sale were all sold for an average price of R6 883 resulting in a new record turnover...

  • Konsortium shatters record pictureKonsortium shatters record

    2007-09-19

    South Africa's record turnover for a Merino ram sale was shattered at Konsortium-Merino's 13th production sale, when the breeders improved their previous best by R147 550...

  • First Konsortium-Merino advisor for clients pictureFirst Konsortium-Merino advisor for clients

    2007-09-01

    Konsortium-Merino appointed their first Merino advisor to assist farmers to improve their flocks to comply with Konsortium brand standards...

  • Konsortium rams in Australia

    Since its inception 11 years ago, Konsortium-Merino has evolved as one of South Africa's greatest Merino success stories. Now they have spread their wings to Australia...

  • Lucky thirteenth pictureLucky thirteenth

    2007-08-14

    To some the number thirteen is a bad omen, but at the next Konsortium-Merino sale it is going to prove the opposite for one lucky farmer...

  • First joint sale a hit pictureFirst joint sale a hit

    2007-03-01

    The Marlow & Konsortium-Merino ram sale has the potential to become one of South Africa's elite Merino sales...

  • Konsortium-Merino shatters record pictureKonsortium-Merino shatters record

    2007-02-21

    Konsortium-Merino attained a new record turnover for a Merino ram auction in South Africa, at their 12th production sale held on Dombietersfontein, Victoria West. This is only the second time in history that more than R1 million was realized...

  • Huge offering on 12th sale

    Konsortium-Merino promise at least 200 Merino rams on their 12th production sale - without compromising quality. This is a huge offering when compared to the South African average of 47 rams, for the 60 Merino sales held in 2006.

  • Marlow thrives with Konsortium

    A total about-turn in our sheep farming. This is the positive impact which Konsortium-Merino has had on the Marlow Merino flock, says Charl Naudé senior farm manager at Marlow Agricultural School...

  • Win a Honda Bushlander

    Where can a farmer, not only pick and choose between 200 Merino rams, but also stand a chance of winning a Honda CTX200B? On Konsortium-Merinoâ??s 12th production sale!

  • Hofmeyr keeps on coming back for more pictureHofmeyr keeps on coming back for more

    2006-09-25

    Again the highest priced ram was bought by a group of Hofmeyr-farmers that doesn't hesitate to pay for quality...

  • Poll fetches top price picturePoll fetches top price

    2006-08-17

    On the second Triton Poll Merino sale a ram from the Konsortium-Merino group once again fetched the highest price...

  • Konsortium rams grow!

    Feedback from veldram clubs confirm that Konsortium rams have the best average daily gain (ADG)...

  • Marlow and Konsortium take hands

    In 2007 Marlow Agricultural High School, situated on the outskirts of Cradock, will be presenting it's first Konsortium-Merino sale...

  • More rams for our flock farmers

    "We should not be afraid of no-bids and low prices. The flock farmer should be able to fill his bakkie with rams at the Konsortium sale"...

  • Popular Tradition picturePopular Tradition

    2006-03-14

    A very popular Konsortium-Merino tradition, which buyers find very beneficial, has evolved over the past few sales...

  • Show stopper!

    Konsortium-Merino breeders perform well at veld shows in the Karoo...

  • Sell most rams in SA pictureSell most rams in SA

    2006-02-20

    Konsortium-Merino annually sells the most rams on offical Merino sales in South Africa. A total of 1 279 rams were sold on the past ten production sales...

  • On Everyone's Lips

    The success of these breeders, has got everyone talking.......

  • Where can you buy Konsortium-rams in 2006?

    Konsortium-Merino not only sell rams on their two production sales, but on veldram sales countrywide...

  • Gold rams are top sires

    The Konsortium has 24 gold merit rams, fifteen of which qualify for the SA TOP 60 sires...

  • SA champion attains gold pictureSA champion attains gold

    2006-01-07

    In 2005 the Konsortium-Merino ram, Windsor, SA Grand Champion at the 2004 National Show for Measured Production, added a gold merit award to his silver merit....

  • Discard your catalogue

    "The flock farmer could just as well discard his catalogue and confidently fill his bakkie with rams. This is the most uniform team of rams that Konsortium-Merino has ever produced"...

  • TOP 10% of Merino breed

    A considerable number of Konsortium-rams are in the TOP 10% in South Africa regarding their individual BLUP-values...

  • First Poll Merino Sale pictureFirst Poll Merino Sale

    2005-08-12

    The first exclusively Poll Merino sale in SA, was held on 11 August 2005...

  • The most rams in 10 years

    Konsortium-Merino first managed to equal, and then better the record, for the most rams sold on a Merino sale in South Africa..

  • Much more than you expect

    "They're not nearly as good as what you made out..."

  • Large and Fine

    Konsortium is cock of the walk at Karoo club...

  • Hennie reaps the Konsortium rewards

    "My lambing percentage has increased, the average fibre diameter of my clip has improved and my clean yield is higher"...

  • Largest Merino progeny test thus far

    More than 3 100 Merino ewes and 15 Konsortium-rams were part of the largest Merino progeny test tackled in the South African Merino-industry to date...

  • International Agricultural Journalists Conference

    Konsortium-Merino was asked to do a presentation...

  • Six SA champions

    Konsortium-Merino, which prides itself in its large, plain-bodied Merino's was awarded six SA Champions at the 2004 Show for Measured Production:

  • Website strikes

    The search engine, Ananzi.com, earmarked the Konsortium-Merinoâ?²s web site as one of its top five newcomers in October 2003....

  • A weighty subject

    One has good reason to grin when wethers average 59kg each and slaughter out 49% of their live weight...

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