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  • Highest price R80 000Highest price R80 000 picture

    At Konsortium-Merino's 30th sale, 18 February 2016, this ram fetched the highest price ever paid for a Konsortium ram: R80 000.

  • Better SA record at 32nd saleBetter SA record at 32nd sale picture

    At Konsortium-Merino's 32nd production sale all 353 rams were sold at an average of R8 418 to better their current SA record for turnover to R2 971 400.

  • Invest in ewe unitsInvest in ewe units picture

    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...

  • Faith like woolFaith like wool picture

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

  • From sheep to shop

    2012-03-28

    Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving...

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TOP 10% of Merino breed

A considerable number of Konsortium-rams are in the TOP 10% in South Africa regarding their individual BLUP-values. The following will be for sale on 1 September 2005:

  • EBV Body weight: 28 rams in the SA top 10% (adds on 3.63kg body weight)
  • EBV Staple length: 20 rams in the SA top 10% (increases wool length by at least 6.22mm)
  • EBV Micron: 7 rams in SA top 10% (makes wool 1.16 micron finer)
  • EBV Economic value: 12 rams in SA top 10% (will put R15.58+ per lamb into your pocket)

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