New For 2023 – Important News – re Export Requirements
July 19, 2023
New guidance for buyers who are needing export status in 2023 For anyone from Republic of Ireland who is thinking about buying animals at any of the upcoming export sales, there is a new requirement to be registered as a validated ovine establishment on traces nt, this will allow for the creation of export health...
July 19, 2023
DNA TESTING – At the Request of Some Members, The Association Council are looking into the Advantages and Disadvantages of DNA Testing This Topic will be included as an Agenda Item at all your next Regional Meetings All paid up members will be notified by letter of the dates of their next Regional Meetings in...
Welsh Sheep Genetics Programme
April 27, 2023
Announcement for Members in Wales Farming Connect are excited to announce a brand new programme, the Welsh Sheep Genetics Programme, which will focus on offering farmers financial and technical support to aid in performance recording and improving genetics within Welsh sheep flocks. Please note this programme is only open to flocks within Wales who are...
Change to Registration Date
July 7, 2022
Change to Pedigree Registration Date for 2022 At the Instruction of the Council the Following Changes have been made to the details for Pedigree Registration For Lambs born in the Current Year-Up to and on the 1st December, 2022 the registration of lambs is free of charge. Any sheep to be registered after the 1st...
Best Breed Stand – ScotSheep 2022
June 18, 2022
The Bluefaced Leicester’s took the Best Breed Stand Award at the Recent ScotSheep 2022 Event hosted by The McNee Family, Over Finlarg, Nr Dundee on the 1st June, 2022 Many thanks to everyone involved in the production of the stand and to all the members who provided sheep for the stand
May 25, 2022
After 20 years as a Trustee of the Association David Raine from the Old Parks flock has decided to step down. To mark the occasion and as a show of thanks from the members David has been presented with a momento at the National AGM held Tuesday 24th May, 2022 Jim German from the Old...
Balmoral Show – Bluefaced Leicester – Overall Champion Longwool
May 13, 2022
Bluefaced Leicester Breed Champion from Jimmy Mills, Ballytober takes the Overall Champion Longwool title and Reserve Champion Interbreed Many congratulations to the Mills Family
Launch of New Grassroots Mobile App
April 22, 2021
Today – Thursday 22nd April, 2021 sees the launch of the new Grassroots Mobile App All your own animal details, in your pocket, even when you have no internet or mobile access. Free for the first month, and then a small charge of £1.99 per month or £14.99 for the year. Download the Grassroots Systems...
Launch of the new Grassroots Online Registry
April 22, 2021
Today – Thursday 22nd April, 2021 sees the launch of the new Grassroots Online Registry which replaces the old Pedeweb. The registry can be accessed via the Society website using your normal Breed Society Member Number and Password. It gives access to the whole Society database and allows you to ‘Manage Your Animal Records’ The system...
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