News (2013 Archived)

Autumn Return deadline 31 Dec 13Posted on 20-12-2013
Help with completing your Autumn Return...

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Southern Suffolk Breeders Show & Sale Posted on 18-12-2013
Results from Dolphin Sheep Fair 2013...

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NI Branch AGM 26th Nov 2013Posted on 20-11-2013
Annual General Meeting NI Branch starts 8pm Dungannon RFC...

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Western Area Branch AGM 14th NovemberPosted on 06-11-2013
To be held after the Abergavenny Sale...

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NSA Weekly Update 1st Nov 13Posted on 04-11-2013
Latest News from NSA...

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National Flock Competition Winner - Open Day 7th Nov 13Posted on 01-11-2013
Winner C J Holmes hosts Open Day for Rookery Flock...

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Respiratory Disease in Adult and Yearling SheepPosted on 30-10-2013
EBLEX supports the National Animal Disease Information Service (NADIS) which produces the below monthly Health Bulletin on Respiratory Diseases in Adult Sheep....

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Scrapie Monitored Scheme (SMS)Posted on 28-10-2013
In lamb ewes traded after 1 September 2013, through non-segregated sales, will lose their SMS status unless they are ARR/ARR genotype....

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West & Central Scotland Club Flock Competition ResultsPosted on 28-10-2013
2013 Flock Competition was judged recently by Ronnie Black, Collessie flock...

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North West Suffolk Breeders Club Diary DatesPosted on 24-10-2013
Forthcoming events for Club...

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North East of Scotland Flock Competition Results for 2013Posted on 22-10-2013
Top prize for Strathisla Flock...

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2013 National Flock Competition ResultsPosted on 22-10-2013
Overall Winner C J Holmes (Rookery flock)...

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MIDLAND & EASTERN BRANCH FLOCK COMP RESULTSPosted on 21-10-2013
Plus details of Open Day and AGM...

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Shropshire & Mont Suffolk Club Flock Competition ResultsPosted on 21-10-2013
Shropshire & Mongomery Area Flock Competition Results 2013...

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NSA Weekly Update 18th OctPosted on 21-10-2013
Latest News from NSA...

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West Country Flock Competition resultsPosted on 21-10-2013
Results and Photo of West Country winners...

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Northern Counties of England Branch - Flock Competition ResultsPosted on 15-10-2013
Results from the Northern Counties of England Branch Flock Competition...

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NSA South East Animal Health MeetingsPosted on 14-10-2013
REMINDER of forthcoming events for NSA South East Animal Health...

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CCM Auctions,Skipton multi-breed Show & Sale Report 4th Oct 13Posted on 14-10-2013
All rings were packed with buyers seeking to secure the best of rams and trade was buoyant for most classes, especially Suffolk, Texel and Texel-Beltex crosses....

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2013 National Flock Competition Oct 2013Posted on 14-10-2013
Judging begins for the 2013 National Flock Competition...

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NSA Latest Update 12th Oct 2013Posted on 14-10-2013
Topics include – NSA supports the next generation with new website and the launch of the Ambassador Programme. Sign up for the NSA Sheep Contractors event and much more....

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Dumfries and Galloway Young Handlers FinalPosted on 02-10-2013
Results from Young Handlers Competition 28th Sept 2013...

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Sheep Breeders Round Table – Friday 4th October is the closing date for bookingsPosted on 19-09-2013
With over 80 folk already confirmed as attending, this is your last chance to book a place at this years conference....

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EBLEX Monthly Health Bulletin - September 2013Posted on 16-09-2013
Parasite Forecast...

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Kelso Ram Sales 13th Sept 2013Posted on 13-09-2013
Flying trade for Suffolk breeders at Kelso Ram Sale today....

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2014 Suffolk YearbookPosted on 10-09-2013
Advertising opportunity...

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Parasite Forecast & Disease Alert WebinarsPosted on 02-09-2013
September Parasite Forecast and Disease Alert webinars...

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National Flock CompetitionPosted on 28-08-2013
Entries close 30th August...

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EBLEX Monthly Health Bulletin - August 2013Posted on 27-08-2013
Parasite forecast for August...

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NSA Members update 23rd August 2013Posted on 27-08-2013
MOREDUN MAGNIFICENTLY HOST NSA AGM AND BREED FORUM, TRIP TO NEW ZEALAND REVEALS IMPACT CHINA WILL HAVE ON GLOBAL LAMB SUPPLY, STOCKING DENSITIES UNDER SCRUTINY IN SCOTLAND,SCHMALLENBERG MEETING ORGANI...

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Bank HolidayPosted on 23-08-2013

The Society Office will be closed on Monday 26th August for the August Bank Holiday and will re open on Tuesday 27th August

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12th Aug 2013 - HABTON FlockPosted on 13-08-2013
We regret to annouce the death of Richard Bulmer....

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Dispersal of Strathisla Suffolk FlockPosted on 06-08-2013
Press Release from H&H, Tuesday 6th August 2013...

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SUFFOLK SHEEP EVALUATION DATA DEADLINE - 7th August 2013Posted on 31-07-2013

A note to remind you the 3rd Suffolk Sheep run for the season is coming up. The results are due to be published by the 23...

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Six-timer for McKenzies at annual CCM Skipton store lamb showPosted on 26-07-2013
Six out of six. That’s the unprecedented success achieved by Dales husband and wife sheep farmers Michael and Carol McKenzie, who sent out the champions for the sixth consecutive year at CCM Skipton’s...

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Suffolk show and sale held at John Swan limitedPosted on 22-07-2013
Suffolk show and sale held at John Swan limited, Newtown St Boswells. 22/7/13...

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Store lambs strong at CCM Skipton seasonal openerPosted on 16-07-2013
Store lambs flocked to CCM Skipton for the big opening seasonal show and sale, with full clearance of the 2,231-strong entry and an across-the-board average selling price of £68.18 per head, £5.27 up...

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EBLEX Monthly Health Bulletin - July 2013Posted on 16-07-2013
Fly and Louse Problems in Sheep...

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Suffolk charity event draws excellent supportPosted on 08-07-2013
There was an excellent turnout of farm families for the recent Chest Heart and Stroke Association charity fund raiser, organised by the North Antrim/East Londonderry Suffolk Sheep Club....

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Signet AnalysisPosted on 28-06-2013
The latest Suffolk Analysis report are now available...

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National Sale BallotPosted on 28-06-2013
Ballot is now available...

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Chnages to EU-trade scrapie requirementsPosted on 24-06-2013

Please click below to see a letter from Defra regarding changes to EU-trade scrapie requirements for sheep, goats and their germplasm, with effect from 1 July.

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Stirling Sale BallotPosted on 24-06-2013
is now available for those who missed it at the Royal Highland...

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NSA Members' Update 1th June 2013Posted on 17-06-2013
Update from NSA...

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West and Central Scotland Suffolk Sheep Club ShowPosted on 17-06-2013
held at Lanark Market on Sunday 16th June 2013....

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Bacteriology and Parasitology Testing - Worming you lambsPosted on 14-06-2013
Worming only when necessary will save you time and money. A faecal egg count can tell you whether you need to treat....

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NSA Members Update 7th June 2013Posted on 10-06-2013
Update from the NSA...

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NADIS Parasite forecast June 2013Posted on 06-06-2013
NADIS publishes a monthly Parasite Forecast for farmers and livestock keepers, based on detailed Met office data. The Parasite Forecast outlines the parasitic challenge facing cattle and sheep in the...

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NSA Members Update 31st May 2013Posted on 04-06-2013
Members update from the NSA...

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Posted on 04-06-2013

It is with great sadness that we report that Colin Davies – Wrekin Flock one of the oldest flocks in the book has passed away. Colin was 82 and a great stalwart of the breed and ha...

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North Antrim & East Londonderry Suffolk Sheep Club raise money for Multiple SclerosisPosted on 29-05-2013
North Antrim & East Londonderry Suffolk Sheep Club members - handing over club funds raised for our charity Multiple Sclerosis....

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NSA Welsh SheepPosted on 24-05-2013
The Suffolk Sheep Society sponsored a guess the weight competition as part of their stand at NSA Welsh Sheep on Tuesday 21st May 2013....

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North East Scotland Suffolk Club Carcase Competition ResultsPosted on 23-05-2013
Carcase Competition held at Scotbeef Inverurie...

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Eblex Parasite Forecast May 2013Posted on 23-05-2013

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Parasite Forecast

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Harbro launches photography competition for 2014 calendarPosted on 23-05-2013
Harbro is inviting people to submit their photographs of livestock including horses and dogs for selection for Harbro’s 2014 calendar and the chance to win a choice of prizes....

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Prime Lamb Competition ResultsPosted on 10-05-2013
Thainstone Centre Inverurie...

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NSA Members Update 26th April 2013Posted on 29-04-2013
NSA SHEEP WORRYING STATISTICS SHOW AVERAGE COST OF £1,500 PER DOG ATTACK, NSA BRINGS ANIMAL HEALTH EXPERTS AND GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS TOGETHER ON LIVER FLUKE, DETAILS STILL TO EMERGE ON FALLEN STOCK SUP...

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NADIS Parasite Forecast for AprilPosted on 29-04-2013

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The North West Suffolk Breeders Club 21st Anniversary Year, 2013Posted on 29-04-2013
The North West Suffolk Breeders Club programme for our 21st Anniversary Year, 2013...

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EBLEX BRP Improved Flock Awards 2013Posted on 17-04-2013
John Garner, Godwick Suffolk Flock...

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NSA Members’ Update 12th AprilPosted on 16-04-2013
MINISTERS IN ALL REGIONS SHOW THEIR CONCERN FOR SNOW-HIT FARMERS...

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NADIS (National Animal Disease Information Service) and the Parasite ForecastPosted on 16-04-2013
NADIS has published the Parasite Forecast for 17 years. The Parasite Forecast is based on detailed Met Office data and describes the parasitic challenge facing UK livestock from both endo-parasites an...

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CLA Posted on 16-04-2013
SAC Veterinary Services will offer CLA testing in 2013....

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Midland & Eastern Branch Show 2013Posted on 10-04-2013
2nd June 2013. Judge, Michael Walton Jnr....

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2013 YearbookPosted on 09-04-2013

The 2013 Yearbook has now been posted to all Society Members and is also available to view here.

 

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Melton Mowbray Annual Sprin Lamb Show & SalePosted on 02-04-2013
Tuesday 26th March...

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NSA Members Update 28th March 2013Posted on 02-04-2013
Where is Spring...

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The first Suffolk BLUP run of the season is approaching.Posted on 02-04-2013
Suffolk breeders are asked to submit their 8 week weights to the Signet office before Friday the 5th of April....

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Crisis Communication SurveyPosted on 02-04-2013

Suffolk members we would appreciate if you would complete the below survey on behalf of Wyn Morris @ Aberystwyth University.  <...

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Easter Lamb Shows & Sales at Northern MarketsPosted on 27-03-2013
A number of Easter lamb shows and sales at northern markets in recent days have seen a robust, if not always electric trade....

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Dutch Suffolk YearbookPosted on 19-03-2013

Please click on the link below to access the Dutch Suffolk Yearbook.

 

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NSA Members Update - 1st March 2013Posted on 05-03-2013
Fluke and CAP reform dominate NSA UK Policy and Technical meeting, Horsemeat dominates NFU conference, NSA Scotland’s George Milne challenges Secretary of State for Scotland, Wool takes over London, F...

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Beckets Flock DispersalPosted on 27-02-2013
Being sold privately...

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NSA Members Update - 22nd February 2013Posted on 22-02-2013
VMD acknowledges urgent need for SBV vaccine and publishes update, Appetite in Northern Ireland for farm payments linked to animal health, Good debate at both NSA Cymru/Wales and NSA South West AGMs,...

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NADIS Parasite Forecast for MarchPosted on 22-02-2013
Use of meteorological data to predict the prevalence of parasitic diseases...

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NSA Members' Update - 15th February Posted on 18-02-2013
Schmallenberg (SBV) latest, Big promotion of English meat this weekend – and massive boost to Scottish lamb on the way, Take action on liver fluke NOW to minimise losses, NSA Northern Region welcomes...

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Lambing Placement RequiredPosted on 15-02-2013
If you can assist with providing a placement or know someone that could can you please contact the Society office for more details....

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Schmallallenberg SurveyPosted on 08-02-2013
Can all members please take the time to complete....

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CT Scanning Dates 2013Posted on 08-02-2013
SRUC will again be offering a CT scanner service in 2013, both at our static site at Bush Estate, near Edinburgh and with the mobile scanner at various sites throughout England and Wales. The dates at...

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National Sheep Association Wales Region AGMPosted on 05-02-2013
Monday 18th February 2013, 8pm...

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Signet Sheep Schedule for 2013Posted on 28-01-2013
Evaluation Dates...

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NSA Members Update - 18th January 2013Posted on 18-01-2013
Don’t forget the NSA Central Region Winter Fair is THIS THURSDAY, Steps to help in Schmallenberg challenge expected soon, Good level of activity around lamb prices, Positive reception from Northern Ir...

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NSA Members Update 11th January 2013Posted on 15-01-2013
NSA proposals for RDP Animal Health Scheme, Action on price, Spotlight on RSPCA, Calling all young NSA members – win the chance to tell Farming Minister David Heath what the sheep sector needs in the...

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