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 [...]
Hello, We hope that this finds you well and the new year is off to a good start for you and yours. Firstly, a big thank you to every one of you! Not only for your membership but your support and input to date. Without you, VBSSUK would not be [...]
Please note, all 2017 born lambs are to be registered with name beginning with the letter E. Registrations are to be made with Grassroots. Please contact Grassroots if you are not yet registered and require a login: firstname.lastname@example.org
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. [...]
The next VBSSUK meeting will be held on Wednesday, 23rd March at 19:00 via conference call. Minutes from previous meeting can be found by logging in to the members area of the society webpage. Any queries, please email email@example.com
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.
If sheep have been purchased and do not have pedigree certificates then owners will need to wait for 2 generations before they are able to register their sheep on GrassRoots.
Please note, that as agreed by all members on the most recent society conference call we will start from the letter 'D' to register 2016 born lambs.
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 [...]