CHARMAC MERINO STUD

38TH ANNUAL AUCTION

When: 22 February 2023
Where: Houdconstant, Graaff-Reinet
Time: 11h30
☎️ ʙɪᴅᴅɪɴɢ ɪꜱ ᴀᴠᴀɪʟᴀʙʟᴇ ʙʏ ᴛᴇʟᴇᴘʜᴏɴᴇ.
𝙁𝙤𝙧 𝙢𝙤𝙧𝙚 𝙞𝙣𝙛𝙤𝙧𝙢𝙖𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣, 𝙘𝙤𝙣𝙩𝙖𝙘𝙩:
Adrian McNaughton: +27 82 649 1553
Fourie Vosloo: +27 82 854 9730

WE HAVE

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Form

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Function

Our strain has the proven ability to perform on veld in production and reproduction.

Form

The visual conformation and wool characteristics to compete and be successful on VELD SHOWS

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Our breeding values have increased dramatically and we can claim to be the most successful medium/fine wool producer of TOP rams making an impact in the BLUP SIRE RATINGS.

past sales

Highest Priced Rams

August 2018

Sold to Jose & Nollie Bester from Morressburg @R50,000

August 2019

Sold to David & Lloyd Short from Graaff-Reinet @R13,000

February 2021

Sold to Sandre Erasmus (Jnr & Snr) from Cradock @R42,000

August 2021

Sold to Billy van Zyl from Cradock @R28,000

February 2022

Sold to Jordaan Genetics
@R37,000

August 2022

Sold to  Jeffrey Joubert, Andre De Jager, Jacko Geldenhuys & Heuningkrans Merinos
@R70,000

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(+27) 82 649 1553

Our Genetics

The cornerstone of our breeding program.

447 17 230 (Abdul)

Special Poll sire with excellent quality white wool and length of body to go with.

1832 16 644 (Wragtag)

One of the most widely used sires in the country. His progeny are showing great potential for 2021.

1856 17 107 (Henri)

Superb earn maturing ram with deep barrel and classic wool..

1856 17 226 (Janhond)

An exceptional sire from the legendary Dawid Line, with robust head and well nourished wool.

447 16 091 (Amarula)

The ultimate South African Poll sire with the Charmac wool we strive to breed.

225 15 007 (Zippo)

A block of a ram with plenty wool. He was introduced in 2019.

The emphasis of our breeding program has been based on

The selection emphasis was on a plain bodied sheep with:

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Constitution

The ability of our animals to produce and reproduce in the harsh conditions of the Karoo.

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Conformation

A well-rounded body with a high meat to bone ratio and adequate fat deposits.

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Virility

Virile rams and ewes that produce multiples of progeny annually.

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Milk Production

This is selected indirectly as a result of multiple births and requirements to feed these lambs.

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Mothering Ability

The strict selection of ewes that are able to rear some multiple births.

In the fleece the emphasis was on:

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Length

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Quality

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Clean yield

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Uniformity of a medium to fine wool

Charmac Merinos are the way to go! They are driven by quality and excellence. Throughout the years Charmac Merinos have managed to source only the best of the best during every annual auction. I look forward to see what you guys will be showcasing at your next auction!
Johan Rheeder

Charmac Merinos are one of the top breeders in the Eastern Cape. Showcasing rams with impeccable genetics. They are different in so many ways, including the fact they they are one of the few breeders that mind keeping track of their ewes! Job well done Charmac Merino!

Elias Louw

The McNaughtons have proven time and time again why they were a part of the change in the South African merino. Excellent genetic breeds and top-quality wool are what Charmac Merinos stand for. You are at the fore front of your industry and will continue to impress!

Janey Ashton

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