Knowles Ewes Lambs 2015 960px x 300pxSheep for sale 960px x 300px a.JPGShearling Ewes.jpgDewiEllis.jpgA. Lleyn with Texel & dry stone wall.jpgA. Lleyn with Suffolk 2015.jpgSheep, bike & dog.jpgLleyn heads 2015.jpgEwe with pair 2015.jpggroupofsheep2.jpg

Great Weekend in Scotland for AGM

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See full details and photos [HERE]

Averages up at Skipton

Skipton 2017 - MJA & SIJ Shields 1st prize shlg ewes - £230.jpg

See report and photos [Here]

Welshpool Averages Up

Welshpool 2017 - 1st prize shearling ewes - DN Bennett & Son - £225.JPG

Report and photos can be seen [Here]

Inaugural sale at Blessington

Blessington 2017 - Malachy Harney sells 4th prize ewe lambs at 118euros.JPGSee report and photos [Here]

Commercial Trade at Stirling

Stirling 2017 - Debbie McGowan sells shearling ewes to £180.JPG

See full report and photos [Here]

Fantastic atmosphere at Ross

Ross 2017 - 1st prize pen of 5 shearling ewes - DN Bennett & Son - £340.JPG

See report [Here]

Averages are up in Roscommon

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See report [Here]

Averages up at Opening Sale

A solid trade seen at Exeter

Exeter 2017 - Champion ram & top price Tacho Force 1400gns - WJ & DJ Williams.JPG

 See sale report [Here]

More priority given to twins in revised Lleyn index


A reviewed maternal index and four additional traits have been added to Signet Breeding Services’ Lleyn sheep analysis to identify high performing all-rounders that raise twins.  Read more [Here]

Lleyn in the Heart of Dartmoor - Success in a Challenging Environment

Shelagh & Martyn Longly, Dury Farm, Postbridge, Yelverton, Devon Flock 01718

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We therefore, decided to look for a much hardier and more prolific breed, which we could run as a closed flock for health reasons.¬† The Lleyn fitted the bill and have since proved very successful here.‚ÄĚ Read more [Here]

2017 Photo Competition Results

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The champion photo was put forward by Debbie McGowan.  She has won £250 of photographic vouchers kindly sponsored by Rumenco.  See all photos and results [Here]


Positive Sale at Builth

Builth Wells 2017 - Top price - Ballylinney Ram from D Steen - 3500gns.JPG

See report and photos from Builth [HERE]

Averages are up at Carlisle

Champion and first prize pen of gimmers - JK Goldie - £400.jpg

See the full report and photos [Here]

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Inaugural sale of Lleyn at Brecon

Brecon 2017 - R Bennett, top priced and 1st prize shearling ewes - £195.JPG

See report and photos [Here]

Strong Trade at Ballymena

Ballymena 2017 - Top priced shearling ewes - C & A Kennedy - £300.JPG

See the full sale report and photos [Here]

Improved Averages at Thainstone

See report [Here]

A Positive Crowd at Ruthin

Ruthin 2017 - Top priced Ram - Plasucha Front Runner - 5700gns.JPG

See full report and photos [Here]

"British Heritage Sheep - New Tastes from Old Traditions" - Industry Consultation 

As the first part of the feasibility study into the development of a British Heritage Sheep commercialisation scheme, we are conducting a survey of organisations and individuals in the supply chain, and would very much like to know your opinions.

Please could you take the time to complete a survey, please follow the link below:

We would be very grateful, as we want as many stakeholders as possible to give their views on the proposed scheme.  Details about the work can be downloaded at


New design for 2017
Lleyn Tie Design 2017

See details of how to purchase plus other merchandise [Here]

Photo Competition 2017

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Don't forget to send your entries in for this years photo competition.  £250 worth of photographic vouchers to be won.

See [HERE] for more details

Entries now closed





  • Thank you to our 2017 Photo Competition Sponsors - Rumenco. The winner was Debbie McGowan who wins ¬£250 of photographic vouchers. #Rumenco via @lleynsheep
  • Results for the 2017 Photo Competition were announced at the AGM. See the results online‚Ķ via @lleynsheep
  • Nice way to finish the weekend, a visit to Royal Yacht Britannia. Thank you to everyone who has helped with the wee‚Ķ via @lleynsheep

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