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

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 SilverGold

His outstanding features are his size and strong bone structure. He breeds good ewes with depth of body.

Fibre diameter: 20.2 micron at two-tooth; 20.4 micron at full-mouth.

Silver merit ram: Victoria-West veld Merino sale, Aug?98. Boasts an ADG index of 130, a body weight index of 101 and a fibre diameter index of 91.

Gold merit ram: ranked 40th on the national Merino progeny test sire rating. (Dec?2005)

Expected progeny differences (EPD's)
Rel econ value Body weight Clean fleece Fibre diameter Staple length
25.58 1.621 0.100 0.088 0.160

EPD-analysis: 2005/12/14

BLUP : Estimated Breeding values (EBV's)
Rel econ value Body weight Clean fleece Fibre diameter Staple length
23.66 4.34 0.128 -0.66 6.83

BLUP-analysis: 2005/01/11


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