Sheep Breed Societies

Beltex Sheep Society Lane Farmhouse, Crooklands, Milnthorpe, Cumbria, LA7 7NH 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 Ltd Logwood Farm, Trostrey, Usk, Monmouthshire, NP15 1LA Display showing the versatility of the Bleu for producing a profitable cross-bred sheep.
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 Carton Croft, Dalbeattie, Kirkcudbrightshire, DG5 4NH The Border Leicester adds frame, adds style, adds up! Come and see what the breed could do for your flock.
British Rouge Sheep Society 2 Wood Cottages, Kingseat, Newmacher, Aberdeen, AB21 0VE. The exhibit is to promote the Rouge breed, as a dual purpose sire and their excellent maternal and carcass traits.
Charollais Sheep Society Youngmans Road, Wymondham, Norfolk, NR18 0RR Charollais rams for – Fast growth to market specification, easy lambing and fit for purpose with improved hardiness.
Cheviot Sheep Society The Old Gas House, 87 Drumlanrig Street, Thornhill, Dumfries & Galloway, DG3 5LU. The Cheviot is renowned for its maternal traits, quality wool and first class carcasses – importantly all from low input systems.
Dalesbred Sheep Breeders Association Brumham Glen Farm, Summerbridge, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG3 4DW. Dalesbred’s are a hardy sheep suited well to both upland and lowland farms. Producing quality carcass lamb for today's market requirements.
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.
Easycare Sheep Society Cowley Lodge Farm Bungalow, Preston Bissett, Buckingham, MK18 4DX. The ultimate wool shedding, low maintenance prime lamb breed. Specifically bred for ease of lambing, low costs and maximum meat production.
Hampshire Down Sheep Breeders Association Plan Farm, Kingarth, Isle of Bute, PA20 9LX. Hampshire Down rams produce hardy cross-bred lambs, easily born with top carcase grades. Fast finishing off milk and grass.
Herdwick Sheep Breeders' Association Ltd How Cottage, Seascale, Cumbria, CA20 1NP. Promoting the Herdwick draft ewe. One of the most cost effective commercial options, hardy and adaptable, strong mothering instincts and cost effective.
Kerry Hill Flock Book Society The Old Byre, Churchstoke, Montgomery, Powys, SY15 6SP. 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 A commercial ewe that is a hard working efficient maternal ewe that is successful and profitable in a modern farming system.
Meatlinc Sheep West Grange, Thorganby, York, YO19 6DJ Commercially reared terminal sire rams selected for growth, muscle, easy lambing and longevity.
North Country Cheviot Sheep Society Alandale, Kirkby Thore, Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 1UE. Tel: 017683 62893/07834 817710
Tel: 017683 62893/07834 817710 [email protected]
The quality hill breed. Versatile, hardy and profitable. Ensuring quality and value without compromise.
North of England Mule Sheep Association Albierigg Farm, Canonbie, Dumfriesshire, DG14 0RY A renowned crossbred sheep with superb mothering ability capable of being bred from in her first year. Ease of shepherding and renowned for her production of quality prime lambs.
Rough Fell Sheep Breeders Association C/O Mrs Amanda Denver, Fairfields, 7 Pasture Green, Patrick Brompton, Bedale, North Yorkshire, DL8 1LE.
Tel: 01677 451856 / 07889 976058 [email protected]
Rough Fell sheep are one of the three breeds of sheep native to Cumbria, being one of the largest and hardiest hill breeds.
Roussin Sheep Society Ashby, Furze Hills, West Ashby, Horncastle, Lincolnshire, LN9 5PP. Use Roussin to produce market spec finished lambs and motherly, milky, prolific replacement females. The UK’s only dual-purpose breed.
Ryeland Flock Book Society Ty'n y Mynydd Farm, Boduan, Pwllheli, Gwynedd, LL53 8PZ. Ryeland sheep are easy to look after, provide good returns for the sheep breeder, make excellent mothers, produce high quality wool for hand spinning wool and produce excellent quality meat and tasty, succulent fresh lamb.
Scotch Mule Association 5 Highfield Place, Ochiltree, Cumnock, Ayrshire, KA18 2AT. Scotch Mule sheep are a hardy, milky and maternal sheep bred in the uplands of Scotland to survive in any conditions all over the UK and can be crossed with any terminal sire to provide an excellent prime lamb for today’s markets.
Shetland Sheep Society 9 Bowling Green Road, Kirkliston, West Lothian, EH29 9BG. Shetland sheep are hardy, good milky mothers and when crossed with a commercial ram will produce an excellent medium butchers lamb.
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 Barnley View, Town Head, Eggleston, Barnard Castle, Co Durham, DL12 0DE
Tel: 01833 650516 - 07751 439363 [email protected]
England’s most numerous 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 Flourish Walls House, Greenlaw, Duns, Berwickshire, TD10 6XW. Large framed, prolific, milky, maternal sheep with fast growth rates and low fat carcasses. Characteristics also desirable for cross breeding.