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Autumn Return deadline 31 Dec 13 20th December, 2013 - News Help with completing your Autumn Return
Southern Suffolk Breeders Show & Sale 18th December, 2013 - News Results from Dolphin Sheep Fair 2013
NI Branch AGM 26th Nov 2013 20th November, 2013 - News Annual General Meeting NI Branch starts 8pm Dungannon RFC
Western Area Branch AGM 14th November 6th November, 2013 - News To be held after the Abergavenny Sale
NSA Weekly Update 1st Nov 13 4th November, 2013 - News Latest News from NSA
National Flock Competition Winner - Open Day 7th Nov 13 1st November, 2013 - News Winner C J Holmes hosts Open Day for Rookery Flock
Respiratory Disease in Adult and Yearling Sheep 30th October, 2013 - News EBLEX supports the National Animal Disease Information Service (NADIS) which produces the below monthly Health Bulletin on Respiratory Diseases in Adult Sheep.
Scrapie Monitored Scheme (SMS) 28th October, 2013 - News In lamb ewes traded after 1 September 2013, through non-segregated sales, will lose their SMS status unless they are ARR/ARR genotype.
West & Central Scotland Club Flock Competition Results 28th October, 2013 - News 2013 Flock Competition was judged recently by Ronnie Black, Collessie flock
North West Suffolk Breeders Club Diary Dates 24th October, 2013 - News Forthcoming events for Club
North East of Scotland Flock Competition Results for 2013 22nd October, 2013 - News Top prize for Strathisla Flock
2013 National Flock Competition Results 22nd October, 2013 - News Overall Winner C J Holmes (Rookery flock)
MIDLAND & EASTERN BRANCH FLOCK COMP RESULTS 21st October, 2013 - News Plus details of Open Day and AGM
Shropshire & Mont Suffolk Club Flock Competition Results 21st October, 2013 - News Shropshire & Mongomery Area Flock Competition Results 2013
NSA Weekly Update 18th Oct 21st October, 2013 - News Latest News from NSA
West Country Flock Competition results 21st October, 2013 - News Results and Photo of West Country winners
Northern Counties of England Branch - Flock Competition Results 15th October, 2013 - News Results from the Northern Counties of England Branch Flock Competition
NSA South East Animal Health Meetings 14th October, 2013 - News REMINDER of forthcoming events for NSA South East Animal Health
CCM Auctions,Skipton multi-breed Show & Sale Report 4th Oct 13 14th October, 2013 - News 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.
2013 National Flock Competition Oct 2013 14th October, 2013 - News Judging begins for the 2013 National Flock Competition
NSA Latest Update 12th Oct 2013 14th October, 2013 - News 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.
Dumfries and Galloway Young Handlers Final 2nd October, 2013 - News Results from Young Handlers Competition 28th Sept 2013
Sheep Breeders Round Table - Friday 4th October is the closing date for bookings 19th September, 2013 - News With over 80 folk already confirmed as attending, this is your last chance to book a place at this years conference.
EBLEX Monthly Health Bulletin - September 2013 16th September, 2013 - News Parasite Forecast
Kelso Ram Sales 13th Sept 2013 13th September, 2013 - News Flying trade for Suffolk breeders at Kelso Ram Sale today.
2014 Suffolk Yearbook 10th September, 2013 - News Advertising opportunity
Parasite Forecast & Disease Alert Webinars 2nd September, 2013 - News September Parasite Forecast and Disease Alert webinars
National Flock Competition 28th August, 2013 - News Entries close 30th August
EBLEX Monthly Health Bulletin - August 2013 27th August, 2013 - News Parasite forecast for August
NSA Members update 23rd August 2013 27th August, 2013 - News 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 ORGANISED FOR CENTRAL REGION, PARASITE FORECAST AVAILABLE, MAXIMISE THE VALUE OF YOUR STOCK, SAYS HCC, WHAM, BAM, THANK YOU LAMB - CONSUMERS TOLD LAMB IS QUICK AND EASY
Bank Holiday 23rd August, 2013 - News
12th Aug 2013 - HABTON Flock 13th August, 2013 - News We regret to annouce the death of Richard Bulmer.
Dispersal of Strathisla Suffolk Flock 6th August, 2013 - News Press Release from H&H, Tuesday 6th August 2013
Six-timer for McKenzies at annual CCM Skipton store lamb show 26th July, 2013 - News 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 second major seasonal store lamb show and sale. (Wed, July 24)
Suffolk show and sale held at John Swan limited 22nd July, 2013 - News Suffolk show and sale held at John Swan limited, Newtown St Boswells. 22/7/13
Store lambs strong at CCM Skipton seasonal opener 16th July, 2013 - News 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 on the previous year. (Wed, July 10)
EBLEX Monthly Health Bulletin - July 2013 16th July, 2013 - News Fly and Louse Problems in Sheep
Suffolk charity event draws excellent support 8th July, 2013 - News 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.
Signet Analysis 28th June, 2013 - News The latest Suffolk Analysis report are now available
National Sale Ballot 28th June, 2013 - News Ballot is now available
Stirling Sale Ballot 24th June, 2013 - News is now available for those who missed it at the Royal Highland
NSA Members' Update 1th June 2013 17th June, 2013 - News Update from NSA
West and Central Scotland Suffolk Sheep Club Show 17th June, 2013 - News held at Lanark Market on Sunday 16th June 2013.
Bacteriology and Parasitology Testing - Worming you lambs 14th June, 2013 - News Worming only when necessary will save you time and money. A faecal egg count can tell you whether you need to treat.
NSA Members Update 7th June 2013 10th June, 2013 - News Update from the NSA
NADIS Parasite forecast June 2013 6th June, 2013 - News 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 different regions of the UK. Again this month the main focus is on Nematodirus infection, the risk of which is expected to be very high this June with cases of Nematodirosis probably even running into July. Also covered are PGE and liver fluke in cattle and sheep, cattle lungworm (husk) and myaisis (blowfly) in sheep.
NSA Members Update 31st May 2013 4th June, 2013 - News Members update from the NSA
4th June, 2013 - News
North Antrim & East Londonderry Suffolk Sheep Club raise money for Multiple Sclerosis 29th May, 2013 - News North Antrim & East Londonderry Suffolk Sheep Club members - handing over club funds raised for our charity Multiple Sclerosis.
NSA Welsh Sheep 24th May, 2013 - News The Suffolk Sheep Society sponsored a guess the weight competition as part of their stand at NSA Welsh Sheep on Tuesday 21st May 2013.
North East Scotland Suffolk Club Carcase Competition Results 23rd May, 2013 - News Carcase Competition held at Scotbeef Inverurie
Eblex Parasite Forecast May 2013 23rd May, 2013 - News
Harbro launches photography competition for 2014 calendar 23rd May, 2013 - News 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.
Prime Lamb Competition Results 10th May, 2013 - News Thainstone Centre Inverurie
NSA Members Update 26th April 2013 29th April, 2013 - News 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 SUPPORT, ENGLISH DATABASE PROVIDER ANNOUNCED, NEMATODIRUS HATCH EXPECTED NOW, HELP NEEDED TO BUILD UP PICTURE OF WORMER RESISTANCE, HORSEMEAT SCANDAL HAD CHANGED CONSUMER BEHAVIOUR, ONLY 57% OF LAMBS SLAUGHTERED IN WALES ARE IN SPEC, CLARIFICATION SOUGHT ON USE OF RED DIESEL FOR ROAD-USE, NSA BREED SOCIETY FORUM COVERS KEY ISSUES, LOOK OUT FOR NSA SCOTLAND'S MAGAZINE, PUBLIC PERCEPTION VERSUS FARMING REALITY, INVITATION TO AYRSHIRE SHEEP FARM TOUR, CLOSING DATE LOOMING FOR LAMB FINISHING COMPETITION
NADIS Parasite Forecast for April 29th April, 2013 - News
The North West Suffolk Breeders Club 21st Anniversary Year, 2013 29th April, 2013 - News The North West Suffolk Breeders Club programme for our 21st Anniversary Year, 2013
EBLEX BRP Improved Flock Awards 2013 17th April, 2013 - News John Garner, Godwick Suffolk Flock
NSA Members' Update 12th April 16th April, 2013 - News MINISTERS IN ALL REGIONS SHOW THEIR CONCERN FOR SNOW-HIT FARMERS
NADIS (National Animal Disease Information Service) and the Parasite Forecast 16th April, 2013 - News 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 and ecto-parasites each month.
CLA 16th April, 2013 - News SAC Veterinary Services will offer CLA testing in 2013.
Midland & Eastern Branch Show 2013 10th April, 2013 - News 2nd June 2013. Judge, Michael Walton Jnr.
2013 Yearbook 9th April, 2013 - News
Melton Mowbray Annual Sprin Lamb Show & Sale 2nd April, 2013 - News Tuesday 26th March
NSA Members Update 28th March 2013 2nd April, 2013 - News Where is Spring?
The first Suffolk BLUP run of the season is approaching. 2nd April, 2013 - News Suffolk breeders are asked to submit their 8 week weights to the Signet office before Friday the 5th of April.
Crisis Communication Survey 2nd April, 2013 - News
Easter Lamb Shows & Sales at Northern Markets 27th March, 2013 - News A number of Easter lamb shows and sales at northern markets in recent days have seen a robust, if not always electric trade.
Dutch Suffolk Yearbook 19th March, 2013 - News
NSA Members Update - 1st March 2013 5th March, 2013 - News 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, Future plans for Mutton Renaissance and Emergency authorisation granted for bracken control.
Beckets Flock Dispersal 27th February, 2013 - News Being sold privately
NSA Members Update - 22nd February 2013 22nd February, 2013 - News 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, NSA NI gives lucky members a boost ahead of lambing, Inward mission from Middle East focuses on UK lamb and mutton, Sheep farmer and two processors join Eblex Board, Date for the Diary: Sheep Breeders Round Table 2013 and NSA EVENTS DIARY
NADIS Parasite Forecast for March 22nd February, 2013 - News Use of meteorological data to predict the prevalence of parasitic diseases
NSA Members' Update - 15th February 18th February, 2013 - News 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 a new Chairman and recognises a stalwart of the industry, Positive visit to UK by French supermarket, Sheep producers urged to take up performance recording, Two university students looking for on-farm placements - can you help?, Request for farmers in NSA Northern region to help with university dissertation, NSA Diary dates
Lambing Placement Required 15th February, 2013 - News If you can assist with providing a placement or know someone that could can you please contact the Society office for more details.
Schmallallenberg Survey 8th February, 2013 - News Can all members please take the time to complete.
CT Scanning Dates 2013 8th February, 2013 - News 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 specific locations are listed in the table below - please note that the mobile scanner has been provisionally booked for these dates but, as usual, we need to have a minimum of 100 lambs over 2 days to cover our costs for each scanning session with the mobile scanner.
National Sheep Association Wales Region AGM 5th February, 2013 - News Monday 18th February 2013, 8pm
Signet Sheep Schedule for 2013 28th January, 2013 - News Evaluation Dates
NSA Members Update - 18th January 2013 18th January, 2013 - News Dont 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 Ireland Agriculture Minister on NSAs proposed animal health scheme, NSA Board covers many topics at first meeting of 2013, NSA pushing for review of TSE controls but looking at cost-effective disposal options in the meantime, Sheep welfare, transport and snow, Extra meetings put on in Northern Ireland ahead of lambing season, Money-earning opportunity on offer to NSA members willing to consider a slightly different diversification project! Could you provide a two-week work experience for a French student?, NSA EVENTS DIARY.
NSA Members Update 11th January 2013 15th January, 2013 - News 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 future and NSA Dates