See Janet Hill talking about her
commercial Lleyn enterprise
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Janet Hill talking about Lleyn
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Progressive Commercial System
“For me, it was simple” Richard explains. “I wanted a hard sheep; these heaths are some of the harshest and driest land in the country. But I still wanted a sheep I could be proud to market, so I wanted a bit of shape. I wanted prolificacy to pay the bills, and the chance to add value to pay back the overdraft. There was, at the time, really only one sheep that ticked all those boxes. The Lleyn.” MORE
Lleyn in the country
of beer & chocolates.
I guess it is the first time ever an article about Belgium appears in the Lleyn flock book. .................................It was during my time as secretary of the Belgian Sheep Society that I first met Lleyn sheep. Therefore I have to go back to the year 2000 in which I received a phone call from Richard Williams from Brampton Bryan (Herefordshire) who was looking to buy some Beltex rams. I invited him over and together we visited some well know flocks and he ended up buying seven rams. [More]
SHEEP FARMER WINNER
"In October we attended the Farmers Weekly Awards dinner in London as one of the three finalists in the Sheep Farmer of the Year. It was a huge honour and accolade when it was announced by Lord Seb Coe in front of 1400 guests that I had won.
" Neil perkins [More]
Change of breed, a success story
Originally from Co. Donegal in Ireland , Robert and Eileen Edwards now farm on the Ards Peninsula in Co. Down, N. Ireland . Previously Robert & Eileen farmed the largest flock of pedigree Texels in the whole of Ireland . This situation has drastically changed and is now completely pure Lleyn!! [More]
Lleyn flock wins top award for genetic progress
Sheep farmer Duncan Nelless has won the EBLEX Improved Flock Award for 2013 for the Lleyn breed. He farms at Thistleyhaugh Farm, near Morpeth in Northumberland. Organised through the Sheep Better Returns Programme, this award is presented to the English performance recorded flock that has shown the most impressive improvement in genetic merit over a 12-month period, within the breed. [More]
From all at the Lleyn Sheep Society,
Happy Easter Everyone!
NSA Scotsheep 2014
Show & Sale of Ewe Hogg Pairs
At the Scot Sheep Event, Quixwood Farm, Duns, Berwickshire on Wednesday 4th June they are holding a Show & Sale for Ewe Hogg Pairs. There is a Lleyn class. Click Here to download the entry form.
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There are Lleyn classes at the Kenilworth Show. To be held on Car Park 1, Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, Saturday 7th June Email Here for Schedule
The Welsh Government have released their Consultation Document in relation to an electronic movement reporting system for sheep/goats and the Identification of Sheep and the Slaughter Derogation. Click Here to view and respond
The consultation will close on Friday 30th May 2014.
Win a Gator worth £8000 in Rumenco’s Gator Competition, by simply entering your details on the entry form on their website Click Here to Enter
NSA ACTION ON SHEEP
WORRYING BY DOGS
The NSA would appreciate your help in completing this survey on
sheep worrying by dogs. See Details Here
Click here to view the latest PSGHS NEWS LETTER. Full of infomation about MVA, CAE, OPA, SMS & Border Disease.
Goldies Shearling Ewe tops at 1000gns at the In-lamb sale.