Texel tups used on Lleyn ewes to produce cross-bred prime lambs
Using a Texel on about a third of the farm’s pedigree Lleyn flock provides cross-bred prime lambs, breeding ewes and has real benefits in added flexibility for pedigree breeding says Lake District farmer, David Knowles. [Read More]
Perthshire Farmers Recognised for Dedication to Performance Recording in Scotland
A Perthshire farming couple have been congratulated by Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) this week for their longstanding commitment to raising awareness of the importance of performance recording in Scotland.
Neil and Debbie McGowan, who farm at Incheoch near Alyth, were presented with the Johnston Carmichael Trophy at NSA Highland Sheep in recognition of their dedication to improving their flock through the use of EBVs (Estimated Breeding Values). Click [Here] to read more.
Society Encourages Breeders
to Record Ewe Performance
See pages 95 - 100 in the 2015 Handbook
or see webpage [Here]
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is all about?
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The 2015 National Lleyn Sheep Competition
is getting nearer!
The competition takes place
from 11am on Wednesday 8th July
the results and presentation will take place at 2pm
Click [Here] for more information
EVENTS the Society is attending:
Monday 6th July
National Lleyn Sheep Competition
Wednesday 8th & Thursday 9th July
Tuesday 14th July
Monday 20th - Thursday 23rd July
Please do come along and visit us.
The Geldard Family
take the title at the Royal Highland
See the full results [Here]
Sheep breeders at forefront
of roundworm study
A new way of measuring roundworm resistance pioneered by Lleyn sheep breeders could have widespread benefits for commercial lamb producers.
Commercial flock masters could benefit from harnessing the genetics of the Lleyn sheep – with bloodlines selected because they offer built-in resistance to roundworm, according to early results from a ground-breaking scientific study. Click [Here] to read more.
The Kennedy Family takes the
Championship at BALMORAL
See results [Here]
More photos available shortly
Kingsbridge based flock wins Most Improved Signet Recorded Flock Award for the Lleyn breed
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