After the huge success of this year's Blacknose Beauties, the date has been set for next year, which will be the fourth National Valais Blacknose Sheep Show in the UK. Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th August 2019 is the date for your diary. Valais Blacknose Sheep have been in the UK for just over four [...]
Supreme Champion Highland Eric What a fantastic two days we have just had in Carlisle, with 195 entries of Valais Blacknose Sheep, on show were some of the best of the breed ever seen in the UK. Raymond Irvine and Jenni McAllister triumphed again, this time with their Ram Highland Eric who was [...]
It is two weeks until our National Show and we have been inundated with entries. 191 sheep are entered to the show to be graded by the Oberwalliser Schwarznasen Schafzuchverband Judges Josef Eyer and Stefan Schnidrig. Grading of the sheep will take place on the afternoon of Friday 24th August, followed by the Society AGM and [...]
Blacknose Beauties will be back in 2018 on Friday 24th and Saturday 25th August and will again be held at Harrison and Hetherington in Carlisle. We hope that like the previous two years, we will have sheep from all over the UK on show. If any member would like to join the show committee, please [...]
On Friday 18th and Saturday 19th we held our second national show, Blacknose Beauties at Borderway Mart, Carlisle. It was a huge success with 138 sheep being graded by the Swiss Society Oberwalliser Schwarznasenzuchtverband, who also kindly sponsored a class. The best sheep in each category were then put forward to the final show on Saturday [...]
Betty and Bertie are designed using a mixture of traditional watercolour, ink, pencil alongside digital art. They are available in prints or a ready to hang box canvas, prices starting from £6.50 (including UK postage). Visit https://www.whitehallblacknosesheep.com/collections/all and head to the online shop.
03/10/2016 Semen straws available from TipTop Abercrombie, please contact Jim Kennedy 07774 281 735
03/10/2016 Sheep baubles made from Valais Blacknose and Zwartble wool. Please contact Bruce Goldie for details 07712 435 408 https://www.facebook.com/Goldies-Valais-Blacknose-Sheep-633659466787128/
03/10/2016 As seen in the raffle at the Blacknose Beauties show, these limited edition hand finished screen prints (only a couple left in this colour, slightly different ones coming soon) are available to buy online at http://www.whitehallblacknosesheep.com Tea towels with the same print on are also available in two different colours.
The first ever show and sale dedicated to the rare Swiss Valais Blacknose sheep attracted in hundreds of visitors, all intrigued to find out more about the ‘cutest sheep in the world’. The Supreme Overall Champion title was taken by Raymond Irvine and Jenni McAllister with Highland Breeze, who was also awarded Female Champion. Hosted [...]