• WIN a Te Pari sheep handling system worth £20,000

    Click below to enter NSA's 2022 prize draw and potentially walk away with the fantastic prize of a Te Pari Racewell HD3 mobile sheep handling system including EID and scale system.

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

  • 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 2021/2022 lambing season.

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    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.

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News
Thursday 30th June 2022
NSA warns of risks to multi-functional farmland from blanket tree planting aims
Following the statement from the Confederation of Forest Industries (Confor) last week, the National Sheep Association (NSA) is highlighting the need for recognising the value of the farmed landscape the UK already has, and the importance of the right tree in the right place. The UK Government pledged in 2019 to reach 30,000 hectares (115 sq miles) of new planting by the end ...
Wednesday 29th June 2022
Variety of demonstrations to bring practical dimension to NSA Sheep 2022
From giving a ram a ‘MOT’ ahead of the breeding season to top tips for applying fly control products to ewes and lambs, there will an appealing range of handling and husbandry demonstrations at this summer’s National Sheep Association’s (NSA) Sheep Event. Running throughout the day, the demonstrations will bring a practical dimension to the flagship event of the NSA, taking p...
Saturday 25th June 2022
NSA relieved to report potential case of foot-and-mouth disease in Norfolk has been ruled out
NSA members may have heard rumours of a suspected foot-and-mouth disease alert on a pig farm in Norfolk late on Thursday or Friday last week (23rd/24th June 2022). NSA was in contact with Defra as a member of their livestock core group throughout this alert and is relieved to report that foot-and-mouth disease has been ruled out and the temporary control zone of sheep and catt...
Wednesday 22nd June 2022
NSA hosts international organic farmers, vets and advisors
Sharing insights into organic farming practices in the UK, the National Sheep Association (NSA) was pleased to welcome and act as host to a group of 14 international farmers from Turkey, Spain and Italy last week. As part of an EU Erasmus funded study tour, the group of farmers, vets, lecturers and advisors were treated to a jam-packed week of learning, teaching and training, ...
Monday 20th June 2022
NSA supports EFRA recommendation on post Brexit trade deals
The National Sheep Association (NSA) is adding its support to the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee’s (EFRA) recommendation to Government to formally commit to upholding animal welfare and environmental standards in all post Brexit trade deals. NSA Chief Executive Phil Stocker says: "As NSA highlighted in an evidence session on the Australia Free Trade Agreement (...
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