Date: January 21, 2012
Location: Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo, Ft. Worth, TX
Judge: Brian Faris, Kansas State University
Auctioneer: Preston Faris, Sonora, TX
Sale Manager: Doug Gillespie, American Dorper Sheep Society
Sale Top: $3,500.00
Sale Gross: $18,850.00
15 Dorpers & White Dorpers Averaged $1,256.67
The American Dorper Sheep Breeders Society hosted their second National Ft. Worth Elite Sale in conjunction with the 2012 National Dorper Show in Ft. Worth Texas. The 15 head of rams and ewes sold at a strong $1,256.67 average.
Riverwood Farms of Ohio had the top selling individual, as their Dorper Fall Ram Lamb sold at $3,500 to Marius Meintjes of Texas. Seth Gillespie of Texas sold a ram lamb at $800 to Judi Mault of Idaho. The top White Dorper ram was a Riverwood consignment at $1,500 selling to Maxie Jonas of Texas. Twin County Dorpers of Texas sold a $1,000 lamb to Stuart C. Speck of Texas.
Wyatt Wertz of Ohio sold the top selling Dorper ewe at $2,000 to David Freds of Indiana. Riverwood’s baby Fall ewe lamb brought $1,900 from Judi Mault, and Johnny & Clair Powell of Texas sold a $900 ewe to Wesley Glass of Texas. Riverwood had the top White Dorper ewe price of $1,500 on a baby Fall ewe lamb going to Darla Schmidt of Texas. Hamilton Sheep Station of Texas sold a baby Fall lamb at $1,400 to Huntis Black of Texas, and Stuart C. Speck received $1,100 for a ewe lamb from Rocking RG Ranch of Texas.