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british beltex     national sheep association ram sales
NSA Ram Sales
 
 
  Promotion of the largest ram sale in Europe with an entry of in excess of 9500 covering 35 breeds. Held on the third Monday in September at the Royal Welsh Showground, Builth Wells. Organised by the National Sheep Association Wales & Border Ram Sale Committee.
 
     
 
      Balwen Welsh Mountain Sheep Society
Balwen Welsh Mountain Sheep Society
 
 
  Balwen Welsh Mountain Sheep originate from one small area of Wales - the Tywi valley.
The Society was formed in 1985. Now under the protective wing of the Rare Breeds Survival Trust, where it is listed as an 'at risk' breed, numbers are gradually increasing.
 
     
 
      beltex sheep
Beltex Sheep Society
 
 
  Beltex were first introduced into the U.K. from Belgium in 1989. They originated from a hybrid sheep bred in Belgium.
 
     
 
      Blackface Sheep Breeders' Association
Blackface Sheep Breeders' Association
 
 
  The Blackface breed is the most numerous breed in Britain accounting for over three million ewes, representing 16% of the British pure-bred ewe flock. The vast majority are found in Scotland.
 
     
 
      British Bleu du Maine Sheep Society
British Bleu du Maine Sheep Society
 
 
  The Bleu du Maine originated in western France and was first introduced into the United Kingdom in 1978. Since this time, the breed has won Interbreed titles at both the Royal Show and Royal Welsh Shows.
 
     
 
      bluefaced leicester
Bluefaced Leicester Sheep Breeders Association
 
 
  The Bluefaced Leicester evolved from a breeding scheme, to develop the Longwool sheep in the 1700's, by Robert Bakewell. Originally known as the Dishly Leicester. The breed was developed over the next 200 years and became commonly known as the Hexham Leicester due to it's early concentration in the North of England.
 
     
 
      border leicester
Society of Border Leicester Sheep Breeders
 
 
  Border Leicester sheep are the lineal descendants of the Dishley Leicesters made famous by Robert Bakewell (1726-95). For over 100 years, all pure-bred Border Leicesters have been registered in the official Flock Book of the Breed Society.
 
     
 
      charolais sheep
British Charollais Sheep Society
 
 
  The breed originates in France from the famous Saone et Loire area where it runs alongside the Charolais cattle. The breed was developed in the 19th Century from local breeds crossed with the British Dishley Leicester.
 
     
 
      cheviot ewes
The Cheviot Sheep Society
 
 
  White faced sheep have run in the Scottish Borders for longer than records can show and The Cheviot Sheep Society is one of the oldest sheep societies in existence.
 
     
 
      north country ewes
The North Country Cheviot Sheep Society
 
 
  The North Country Cheviot Breeders Association was formed in 1912 for the purpose of holding shows and sales in Caithness and Sutherland.
 
     
 
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