Hartebeesfontein Merinos Production Sale

Highest (ram): R115 000

Barkly East – BKB held a successful sale on the farm of Tink Strydom, Hartebeesfontein, in the Barkly East district, on 17 January. The highest price paid for a ram was R115 000 and the average price for rams was R8 662. Ewes sold for an average of R1 210.

The highest-priced ram, which was sold for R115 000, with (from left)Tink Strydom (seller), JJ van der Watt (BKB auctioneer), Vossie and Sarel Pretorius, PD Roets, Kosie Pretorius, and Kobus Botha (buyers). Kneeling: Henri Naudé (BKB, holding the ram) and Koos Louw (CMW). Photo by Gavin Isted