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Commercial does and sheep from Gossamer Down

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Gossamer Down  offers stud does for commercial goat farmer and stud breeder. The stud does were chosen for their carcass traits and structure. In addition to local sales, Gossamer Down has also exported live goats to Malaysia, Brazil and China in 2002 and 2003.

Gossamer Down offers a substantial number of white Dorper ewes, and has joined about 400 type 4 and type 5 classified ewes to rams. The rams were classed and studded by Gideon Vivier, the president of the South African Dorper Association. Gossamer Down offers quality commercial and stud stock to meet today’s market needs.

With the help of embryo programmes and natural breeding process, Gossamer Down has produced approximately 800 full blood lambs in 2006. Gossamer Down will be selling half of its female drops to new and existing breeders to provide a wide choice of rams for its commercial clients. Gossamer Down had original bloodlines which comprised of Peet Cilliers, Floors Brand, Hennie Jacob, Driese Wiese, Kotze and Cilliers and C de Beer. Gossamer Down imported the herd as embryos in the year 1997 and 1998.

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