Suffolk Sheep Society Year Book 2016 

 The 2016 Year Book can now be viewed online. To view please click on this link.




Introduction to our new Chief Executive!

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Suffolk Female Sales

Abergavenny   29th October

Carlisle   4th November

Burnview and Lakeview   5th November

Beeston Castle Auction   5th November

Annikisha, Barrowlands, Castleisle, Clyda & Shannagh   12th November

Stirling   12th November

NI Branch   14th November

Three Nations   18th November

All Star   26th November

Dark Diamonds   2nd December



Council Meetings

25th February 2016

10th May 2016

12th September 2016

13th December 2016

Please contact the Suffolk Sheep Society Office or your Society Branch should you wish to put forward any suggestions or matters for discussion.






The Suffolk is one of our oldest, native British breeds and has been in existence since the late 1700’s. The breed Society was originally formed in 1886 and so 2016 marks our 130th anniversary.

The Suffolk is renown as a terminal sire breed and remains No 1 for growth rate as proven by numerous independent scientific studies. This ability to grow and finish quickly is essential in a falling market and Suffolk lambs can also be taken to heavier carcase weights, if required. Increasing numbers of commercial producers now include Suffolk genetics in their ewe flocks as the breed has high milk output, hard hooves and wide pelvic dimensions for easy lambing.

If you are tired of soft and/or slow-growing lambs or ewes that have unacceptable levels of udder and feet problems, why not use a Suffolk instead?

If you would like to become a member of the Society you can do so by downloading and sending us the application form, which can be found here -   Join the Society.



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