• WIN a 12ft Nugent Livestock trailer worth over £9,500

    Click below to enter NSA's 2024 prize draw and potentially walk away with the fantastic prize of a Nugent Livestock trailer.

    The prize draw is open to any UK resident aged 16 or over, who is involved in the sheep industry.

  • NSA warns sheep farmers to remain vigilant amid ongoing bluetongue outbreak
  • NSA Lambing List is open

    Students can browse placements and NSA members can input details of lambing placements they are able to offer for the coming 2023/2024 lambing season.

    Browse or submit placements below.

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  • Support the industry with an NSA 100% certified British wool tie

    100% certified British Wool ties are available for NSA members and other supporters of the UK sheep industry to purchase.

    The attractive navy Harris Tweed ties are handwoven in the Outer Hebrides and are priced at £35.

Tuesday 27th February 2024
NSA Sheep Worrying by Dogs Awareness Week to highlight industry work on serious issue
The National Sheep Association (NSA) will intensify its work to highlight the devastating issue of sheep worrying by dogs during its week long awareness campaign next month. The annual campaign is timed to coincide with a period that often sees a spike in attacks on sheep, as day length increases and dog walkers begin to spend more recreational time walking through fields, po...
Friday 23rd February 2024
NSA North Sheep Event Organiser hands over the reins
Having led organisation of the National Sheep Association’s (NSA) popular North Sheep event since 2016, well known industry face, Heather Stoney Grayshon has stepped down from the role following delivery of several successful industry events. In combination with her previous job as NSA Northern Region Manager Heather brought together the very best of the sheep industry to org...
Thursday 22nd February 2024
Contributions made to the North of England sheep sector rewarded by NSA
Two respected sheep farmers from the Northern Region of the National Sheep Association (NSA) were recognised for their valued contributions made to the northern sheep industry at a recent NSA meeting. Well known, former Secretary of the Swaledale Sheep Breeders Association, John Stephenson from Bishop Auckland, County Durham, was surprised to be presented with the TI Allison ...
Tuesday 20th February 2024
Relaxation of Bluetongue-3 control zones welcomed by NSA, but farmers urged to remain vigilant
Temporary Control Zones (TCZs) that have limited the movement of livestock to control the spread of bluetongue have now been removed easing difficulties for many sheep and beef farmers in South East England. The removal of the zones, announced by Defra, came in to force yesterday (Monday 19th February) but certain restrictions do remain to reduce the risk of the spread of the...
Thursday 8th February 2024
Opportunity for NSA North Sheep Event Assistant
NSA Northern Region is looking for a self-employed contractor to offer support services for NSA North Sheep 2025. The contract will begin in spring 2024 and last until the end of June 2025, to deliver the services detailed below for a set fee. This is an exciting opportunity for someone passionate about the sheep industry and agricultural events to provide valuable services t...
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