10 semen straws available from Highland Brady (Sire Highland King Kong) Highland Brady was first place in the Ram January 1st 2015 - July 31st 2015 class in 2016. £100/Straw Please contact Debbie Benns, Church Farm, Stow Bardolph 01366 382162
08/02/19 Award winning breeders New Forest Valais Blacknose have a selection of pedigree Valais Blacknose lambs, ewes and rams for sale. Available lambs include ewe lambs, ram lambs and wethers (castrated 'pet' ram lambs). All stock is registered with the Valais Blacknose flockbook (Grassroots) and conforms with the breed standard. All stock is friendly [...]
VBSSUK member Renee Snouckaert from Valais Blacknose Sheep Oxfordshire visited Switzerland to attend this year's wonderful ‘Miss Visp’ event. Renee has kindly shared her experience. This competition, a great Swiss tradition, took place in a large school hall with the sheep at one end and the bar with long dining tables at the other end. [...]
It is advised that sheep are shorn at the end of February / beginning of March in order to have a full fleece for the Society show. The sheep can then be sheared again at the end of August as you don't want more than six months growth.
VB Oxford had an exhibition stand at the Henley Show. A great day was had with loads of visitors. Renee and her flock made the papers again. She took the 'B' Team who had not been to the show before - they loved all the attention. The stand was only quiet until the gates opened! [...]
VB Oxford had no fun setting up their tent in the pouring rain the day before the Thame County Show. On the day it was glorious and Lottie, Renee's 4 month old ewe lamb received 4th prize in the Longwool Class. Renee was very proud of her, she behaved like a pro on her first [...]
This was the last show of the season for VB Oxford. Finally feeling that they had learned something during this summer, VB Oxford came away with 7 prizes. Renee was so proud of her beautiful flock, especially Thomas, her ARR/ARR ram which was placed 3rd in both the longwool and in Any Other Continental Breed [...]
Deepdale Valais Blacknose welcomed their first set of lambs born earlier this month. Perfect little bundles!
The girls were mischievous and headed straight for the flower display when set loose in the show ring! Maybe they were rebelling about the bright red coats they had to wear upon arrival in the rain?