Auction calendar: March 2015

Eastern Cape

4 March: 22nd Annual Production Sale of John Stretton Merinos, Molteno. On offer: 50 rams and 100 ewes (4T/V with six months’ wool). Phone John Stretton on 045 969 0103 or Jan Harm van der Walt on 082 376 6178.

Free State

5 March: Cease Cattle Farming Sale of Kleim Straat Properties, Parys. On offer: 405 Brahman and Brahman x cattle, 140 cows with 140 calves (some possibly 3-in-1), 85 cows (running with bull/in-calf) and 40 heifers (running with bull/in-calf). Phone Janneman van der Merwe on 082 041 4412 or Salty de Villiers on 073 816 4956.

6 March:
 Sale of the Roses, Parys. On offer: Brahman – two grey and four red herd sires, 60 females and semen. Phone Simon Hughes on 082 491 8286.

6 March: 10th Production Sale of Dormehl Dormer Stud, Bloemfontein. On offer: 40 Dormer rams (20 SP and 20 commercial), 50 SP Dormer ewes and 300 Dormer ewes. Phone Tippy Dormehl on 082 771 8949 or Schalk Erlank on 082 558 6891.

7 March: Choice Wildlife Group Game Sale, Boshof. On offer: artificially colour-selected springbok (60) wildebeest (10), blesbok rams (two) and impala (20), as well as 15 lechwe, two duiker, 14 nyala, and 10 kudu. Phone Randy Westraadt on 082 494 1897 or André Steyn on 082 375 0471.

7 March: Daeraad Dormers & Dorcha Dormers Sale, Memel. On offer: 650 Dormers (100 ewes with lambs, 130 maiden ewes, 400 in-lamb ewes and 20 commercial rams). Phone Gideon Bekker on 084 512 7628 or Daan Cronjé on 082 565 6924.

11 March: Osterloh Brahman Female Sale, Kroonstad. On offer: 70 in-calf grey cows and heifers. Phone Eugene Osterloh on 082 927 7886 or Charles Malherbe on 082 926 4801.

12 March: 
JS du Toit Cease Farming Sale, Bethlehem. On offer: Friesland x Jersey cows: 18 cows (early lactation), 77 cows (late lactation), 24 cows (dry and in-calf), 11 heifers and three Simmentaler bulls. Phone Willem Kruger on 082 376 1539 or Jan Mostert on 083 306 8408.

12 March: Landman Wilken Trust Cease Farming Sale, Reddersburg. On offer: 125 + 125 Bonsmara/Beefmaster x heifers with calves, 130 in-calf Bonsmara/Beefmaster/Tuli heifers, 160 open heifers, 90 in-calf Bonsmara/Beefmaster/Tuli cows, 40 old Bonsmara/Beefmaster/Tuli cows and 24 two-year-old bulls and oxen. Phone Sarel Myburgh on 082 415 5792 or Olof Wilken on 082 945 7222.

14 March: Hartebeesfontein Merino Sale, High School Wilgerivier Sportsgrounds, Frankfort. On offer: 45 horned and polled rams. Phone Tink Strydom on 084 516 7184 or Noekie de Jager on 082 469 7291.

19 March: Bonsmara SA Annual Sale, Bothaville. Phone Bonsmara SA on 051 448 6084.

Mpumalanga

3 March: Production Sale of 111 Ngunis, Lothair. On offer: 28 registered Ngunis (16 heifers, seven cows, two + two cows with calves and one bull) and 83 commercial Ngunis (21 heifers, 33 cows, seven + seven cows with calves, 15 steers). Phone Herman Bester on 082 492 0571 or Eugene Kraamwinkel on 083 326 0874.

3 March: 
Cease Farming Sale, Secunda. On offer: 201 Nguni cattle – 84 + 84 cows with calves (some three-in-one), nine cows (in-calf), 17 heifers (in-calf), seven open heifers and two registered Boran bulls. Phone Erik Heymans on 083 264 5177 or Jan Mostert on 083 306 8408.

10 March: 23rd Janvos Estate Production Sale, Davel. On offer: 175 SA Mutton Merinos – 50 registered rams, 25 registered two-tooth and in-lamb ewes, and 100 commercial in-lamb young ewes. Phone Awie van Aardt on 082 825 9788 or Nico Langeveldt on 082 331 2684.

11 March: Hamman Nguni Production Sale, Amersfoort. On offer: four stud sires, 50 stud cows and heifers. Phone DC Swart on 082 510 9454 or Moolman Mentz on 083 229 2500.

24 March: 1st Production Sale of Halls Hill Farm, Ermelo. On offer: seven Nguni bulls, 60 Nguni heifers (18 months) and 180 Nguni cows (running with bulls). Phone Paul Botha on 082 807 5511 or Deon Arnoldi on 083 407 1037.

KwaZulu-Natal

4 March: Rooiklip Farming Cease Farming Sheep Sale, Kokstad. On offer: 4 005 Merino sheep – 2 000 in-lamb ewes, 200 open ewes, 550 ewe lambs, 115 ram lambs, 600 wethers, 420 wether lambs and 120 rams. Phone Wynand Lens on 082 329 0227 or Xander de Jager on 082 832 1248.

6 March: Duminy Boerdery Bonsmara and Bonsmara-type Cattle Sale, Vryheid. On offer: 40 + 40 cows and calves, 35 heifers (in-calf), and 165 cows (in-calf). Phone Koos Uys on 082 322 3423 or Dantus Theron on 082 895 7343.

Gauteng

7 March: National Dorper Sale 2015, Pretoria East. On offer: 54 Dorper rams, 138 Dorper ewes, 27 White Dorper rams and 25 White Dorper ewes. Phone Peet Kruger on 082 809 3836 or Allan Sinclair on 082 528 0059.

21 March: Wholesome Auctioneers, Conrad Herbs Small Stock Centre (Sebriana Estate) Pretoria. GPS: S-25’48’14.6/ E-028’23’01.9. On offer: Kalahari Reds, top quality animals. 100 ewes and 15 rams. Contact: Conrad Herbs 082 829 7386 (Marketer) or Corne Du Plessis 076 101 9996 (Auctioneer) Jaco Van Der Merwe 082 327 7804 (Kalahari red club).

Internet

9 – 14 March: 3rd Biggs Midlands Imperial Nguni Internet Sale. On offer: five bulls, 20 registered females and 20 commercial females. Phone Brian Magor on 082 372 6348 or Clive Biggs on 082 308 8568.
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