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Lleyn Ticks the Boxes for Young Couple

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Bethan sums up with “The Lleyn is a ewe which we can both handle, she produces marketable lambs and she provides us with the additional option of selling replacements easily.  The Lleyn ticks all the boxes for us”.  Read more [HERE]

Lleyn - Performing Efficiently

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Ewes that cannot produce 2 lambs in under the average number of days to slaughter are culled. We work on the present years averages as weather conditions each spring can have an impact on finishing times. This year we intend to introduce a Hampshire Down sire to ewes that perform below the average number of days to slaughter. We hope that by using the Hampshire cross this will increase their lambs’ live weight gain as the ewe is still correct in other aspects.   Read more [HERE]

Lleyn - the future of Maedi Visna free commercial flocks?

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 “I was impressed from the very first time I saw the Lleyn ewes” says Jimmy Law who farms at Baillieknowe near Kelso.  Unfortunately their Greyface flock was wiped out by MV in the summer of 2017 so they decided to source MV accredited Lleyn replacements. Read more [HERE]

NSA Welsh Sheep Invites Your Entries

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NSA Welsh Sheep 2019 is holding a sale of Ewe Hoggs.  Entries can be made by downloading the entry form below and returning by 29th April 2019.

See NSA website [HERE]

And the Cycle Begins Again!

The Society wishes members and friends a successful lambing time.

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Your Lleyn Sheep Tags

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Don't forget when ordering your tags

The Society information (membership number & year of birth) needs to be printed on the secondary tag! Contact Gwenda or Heather if you have any queries on the matter.

Scottish Sheep Farm of the Year

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On Wednesday Neil & Debbie McGowan, Flock 894 were awarded the Agri Scot Scottish Sheep Farm of the Year.  Well done to the McGowan Family. Read more [HERE]

 
 

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