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]
You can now register your rams online simply log in on the members area of the website and follow the instructions [More]
You can now pay for your online registrations by credit or debit card via Paypal. Simply do your registrations and then select the Paypal options when you reach the payment stage.
You are warmly invited to an Open Day at Longlands Farm, Whitbourne, Worcester, WR6 5SG, on Sunday May 12th, from 2-6pm Longlands is the home of Lleyn flock no. 10. Flock 10 was a founder member of the Lleyn Breeding Group which started in the 1970s and has evolved into the Sire Reference Group. The Open Day is being held under the auspices of the Lleyn Sire Reference Group. Last autumn a Flock 10 ram lamb was selected as the top sire at the Group's ram selection day.
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2013 Lleyn Sheep Society AGM
Cumbria welcomes the Lleyn Sheep Society AGM & Social Weekend.
Come along for a fun filled couple of days taking in visits to Historic Houses & Gardens, coach trips
around the Lakes taking in the autumn colours and scenic sights.
Boat trip on Windermere and a Lleyn flock visit, plus a whole lot more. Good Food, Drink, Hospitality and good crack guaranteed!
Details of organised trips/activities will be available shortly [More]
2013 SOCIETY HANDBOOK OUT NOW!
All Society members s h o u l d
h a v e received their new copy. If you have not received yours please contact Heather
Photo Competition 2013
The annual photo competition is open to all members of the Lleyn Sheep Society. Closing date for entries is Tuesday 1st October 2013. [More]
For all rams born in 2012 the
name must begin with the letter
B. So that’s Berts, Barneys,
Bombastics etc Be creative it
might be one that is remembered for a long time!This is optional.