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    The NSA Head Office will be closed from 5pm Thursday 21st December through to 9am Tuesday 2nd January 2024 for the Christmas period.

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Thursday 7th December 2023
NSA urges clarity and progress on exports of breeding animals in light of new legislation
Following the introduction of the new Animal Welfare (Livestock Exports) Bill this week, the National Sheep Association (NSA) is urging the Government not to allow new legislation banning live export of livestock for slaughter to further impede a return to the export of breeding livestock to the EU. NSA had been expecting a ban on live exports for slaughter and further finish...
Friday 1st December 2023
NSA Scottish Region celebrates Lamb for St Andrew’s day, at home and abroad
There was an air of celebration among NSA Scottish Region members last night (Thursday 30th November), with many years of effort to drive ‘Lamb for St Andrew’s Day’ culminating in a traditional dinner in Lauder, Scottish Borders, at the same time as an international event in Dubai opened the door to Scottish Lamb sales in the Middle East. Around 70 sheep farmers sat down to a...
Thursday 30th November 2023
NSA Scottish Region supports the country’s future shepherds at LiveScot event
The Scottish Region of the National Sheep Association (NSA) was pleased to witness a positive future for its sheep sector from capable young handlers demonstrating their knowledge and skills at last weekend’s LiveScot event.   LiveScot is the Scottish National Winter Fair held at Lanark Agricultural Centre. Taking place last Friday 24th and Saturday 25th November, NSA Scottish...
Tuesday 28th November 2023
East Anglian Sheep Farmer takes on new role in NSA Eastern Region
The National Sheep Association (NSA) is pleased to announce the election of Suffolk Sheep Farmer Robert Spinks as its new NSA Eastern Region Chairman. Robert from near Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk, was elected at the recent NSA Eastern Region Annual Members’ Meeting (ARMM). He replaces outgoing Chairman Dan Phipps, also from Suffolk, who for the past three years has also been N...
Thursday 23rd November 2023
NSA lambing List provides useful connection for farmers and students
The National Sheep Association (NSA) Lambing List is now once again open for business providing the perfect solution for sheep farmers seeking extra help at their busiest time of year.   The NSA Lambing List is for many UK sheep farmers, a relied upon service helping to connect those needing assistance at lambing time with agricultural and veterinary students looking for a wor...
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