If you are a sheep producer, part of your business is selling your sheep. Where and how do you sell your sheep?
• Public Auction
It is very convenient and easy to place your sheep for sale at public auctions. There are regular weekly sales and special dates where a staged sale takes place. You can also search the web to look for Dorper sheep for sale.
Plus, when you put your sheep in a public auction, you get paid on time. The disadvantage, however, is that you cannot determine the sale price of your sheep before the auction. This is because, in a public auction, the price or price of your sheep is based on a supply and demand factor.
• Sell directly from your farm.
The benefit of listing your sheep for sale directly from your farm is that your profits are higher. This is because you don't have to go through ordinary people who receive a percentage of your income. Plus, you don't have to pay any transportation costs as your sheep will be taken to the farm.
There are many ways to trade your sheep for direct sales from your farm: word of mouth; by placing classified ads in the newspaper; Publication of leaflets before major holidays; Send advertisements to magazines, newsletters, television and radio stations targeting ethnic groups; You can even use the internet to sell your sheep.