Sheep Breed Societies

Beltex Sheep Society Holme House, Dale, Ainstable, Carlisile, Cumbria, CA4 9RH. Beltex a leading terminal sire providing prime lambs with maximum killing out percentages. Distinctive large double muscled hindquarters improves carcass.
Blackface Sheep Breeders Association Woodhead of Mailer, Perth, PH2 0QA Blackface sheep are the backbone of the British sheep industry, with three distinct types that suit any farming situation.
Bleu du Maine Sheep Society Whitefield Farm, Whitefield, Wiveliscombe, Somerset, TA4 2UW. Famed for exceptional lambing ease, mothering abilities, vigorous lambs, milk in abundance: When crossbred creates bespoke ewes for carcass consistency.
Blue Texel Sheep Society Cragg House Farm, Out Lane, Chipping, Lancashire, PR3 2NQ Ideal terminal or crossing sires bred for meat and easy lambing. 90% of their progeny are born white and easily fleshed.
Bluefaced Leicester Sheep Breeders Association Riverside View, Warwick Road, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA1 2BS The Bluefaced Leicester - The only sire of the “UK mule”. Famous throughout the UK for its prime lamb production.
Border Leicester Sheep Breeders 19/3 Sinclair Place, Edinburgh, EH11 1AH The Border Leicester adds frame, adds style, adds up! Come and see what the breed could do for your flock.
British Berrichon Sheep Society Tregwynt, Three Ashes, Hereford, HR2 8LY. Berrichon easy lambing for first time lambers and good ewe replacements. Easy finishing with a long carcase and deep gigot.
British Charollais Sheep Society Youngmans Road, Wymondham, Norfolk, NR18 0RR Charollais rams – Quality lambs, quicker growth and easier lambing, plus “Fit for Purpose” tups.
British Rouge Sheep Society 2 Wood Cottages, Kingseat, Newmacher, Aberdeen, AB21 0VE. The Rouge breed is dual purpose, producing a superb butchers’ animal as well as a top quality cross female for breeding.
Cheviot Sheep Society The Old Gas House, 87 Drumlanrig Street, Thornhill, Dumfries & Galloway, DG3 5LU. Promoting South Country Cheviots as pure/crossbred sheep producing quality wool and premium carcases sought after by the meat-trade.
Dorset Horn & Poll Dorset Sheep Breeders Association Agriculture House, Acland Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1EF Dorset Horns & Poll Dorset’s provide strong commercial traits, flexible enough to fit any farming enterprise, providing all year round lamb.
Dutch Spotted Sheep Society Redbrae, Wigtown, Newton Stewart, Wigtownshire, DG8 9DJ. Official breed society for the Dutch Spotted Sheep.
Easycare Sheep Society Glovershaw Farm, Golvershaw Lane, Eldwick, Bingley, BD16 3AR. The ultimate wool shedding, low maintenance prime lamb breed. Specifically bred for ease of lambing, low costs and maximum meat production.
Exlana Sheep Weir Park Farm, Christow, Exeter, Devon, EX6 7PB. Low input, wool shedding, parasite resistant, performance recorded, high health status maternal sheep . Selected under pressure in commercial conditions
Hampshire Down Sheep Breeders Association Perdredda, 47 Morview Road, Widegates, Looe, Conwall, PL13 1QE. Hampshire Down – The terminal sire that produces lambs that grow quickly, finish easily and grade well off low input systems.
Highland Mule Breeders Association & HISHA The Arr, Lethen, Nairn, Morayshire, IV12 5QJ. The Highland Mules are all the progeny of a Blackfaced mother, or occasionally a BlackfacedxSwaledale mother for extra milkiness and mothering skills, crossed with a Blue-faced Leicester ram.
Jacob Sheep Society Scotland 9/2 Park Terrace, Hawick, TD9 9JP Jacob Sheep – Prolific 190% born alive. Easy lambing, good mothers and hary long lived. Scottish Show & Sale 2020 – Sat 8th August – St Boswells.
Kerry Hill Flock Book Society 1 The Stables, Stapleton Grange, Annan, Dumfriesshire, DG12 6RG. Visit our stand to learn more about Kerry Hill sheep. A versatile breed suitable for all sheep keepers.
Lleyn Sheep Society Gwyndy, Beyncross, Sarn, Pwllheli, Gwynedd, LL53 8ET The compact commercial ewe with known respected maternal traits.
Meatlinc Rams West Grange, Thorganby, York, YO19 6DJ Commercial forage bred rams. Selected for growth, muscle and ease of lambing. 100% performance recorded.
North Country Cheviot Sheep Society Alandale, Kirkby Thore, Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 1UE. The quality hill breed. Versatile, hardy and profitable. Ensuring quality and value without compromise.
North of England Mule Sheep Association Beck House Farm, Killington, Carnforth, Lancashire, LA6 2EX. A commercial breed of sheep bred for the Job! Hybrid Vigour is key to produce unrivalled milkiness, productivity and are renowned to be exceptional mothers.
Oxford Down Sheep Breeders Association Briarlea, Bell Lane, Broadheath, Worcester, WR2 6RP. An Oxford ram used on any commercial ewe produces excellent, fast-growing lambs that are hardy and vigorous at birth.
Rough Fell Sheep Breeders Association C/O Mrs Amanda Denver (Secretary), Fairfields, 7 Pasture Green, Patrick Brompton, Bedale, North Yorkshire, DL8 1LE. Rough Fell sheep are one of the three breeds of sheep native to Cumbria, being one of the largest and hardiest hill breeds.
Scotch Mule Association Auchtyfardle Farm, Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire, ML11 9PG. 90 kilos of lamb, from 70 kilos of dam! The unrivalled hybrid vigour that’s achieved when crossing a Bluefaced Leicester tup with a Scottish Blackface ewe, the female progeny of which, is is known as the Scotch Mule ewe. These ewes are run commercially as hardy vigorous and profitable flocks that produce consistently high lambing percentages. The finished lambs from Scotch Mule ewes are an end-product greatly desired in any abattoir and easily finished off grass with excellent killing-out percentages and grades. Diverse and adaptable, they are successfully run with any grazing system.
Shetland Sheep Society 9 Bowling Green Road, Kirkliston, West Lothian, EH29 9BG. Less input, more output – increase your profits without increasing your costs. Good wool, good meat, good sense!
Suffolk Sheep Society 62 Fenaghy Road, Galgorm, Ballymena, Co Antrim, BT42 2LE The Suffolk, the leading domestic terminal sire breed, is the fastest growing which reduces production costs and increases profitability.
Swaledale Sheep Breeders Association Riddings Farm, Reeth, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL11 6UR England’s premier hill sheep breed. Mother of the North of England mule.
Texel Sheep Society 4th Street, NAC, Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth, CV8 2LG Most popular terminal sire chosen by producers, excellent converter of forage, vigorous lambs improving health, development and growth rate. Robust and versatile sought by producers in farming in diverse climates.
Zwartbles Sheep Association Oxnam Neuk Farmhouse, Jedburgh, Scottish Borders, TD8 6RE. Large framed, prolific, milky, maternal sheep with fast growth rates and low fat carcasses. Characteristics also desirable for cross breeding.