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Rams for Sale 14/04/20

Valais Blacknose Sheep Northumberland have some cracking hand picked ram lambs of around 9 months old. All out of two times maximum ram Prendwick Basil and the only ram to get 6.6.6 twice, also reserve male champion. These rams would have been going to the society show this year. They are only carrying 3 months [...]

Ewe and Ram lambs available to buy

Keep up to date with what sheep are available to buy on our For Sale and Wanted page http://valaisblacknosesheepsociety.co.uk/category/sales/ Currently there are great selection of ewe and ram lambs available at weaning in Hampshire, Cheshire and Cumbria as well as breeding ewes in Hampshire.

Ewe Lambs and Ram lambs for sale 12/04/20

Valais Blacknose Sheep Cheshire have some Valais Blacknose Ewe Lambs and Ram Lambs available, Bred from Westmorland, Prendwick and Highland top show lines with full Grassroots pedigrees. The sheep have some fantastic markings as the pictures show. Looking for serious and sensible offers, please PM Steven Dace or call on 07973 262871. They are located 10 [...]

Ewe lambs, Ram Lambs and Wethers for sale 11/04/2020

Valais Blacknose Sheep Westmorland have available at weaning. We have ewe lambs, ram lambs and wether lambs available for sale. All by either Westmorland Frankie (Reserve Male Champion Blacknose Beauties 2018) or Highland Eric (Overall Supreme Champion Blacknose Beauties 2018) and out of our own ewes which are bred from our original swiss imports. Lambs on [...]

Valais Blacknose Buyers Guide

When purchasing pedigree Valais Blacknose stock there are several things to be aware of, hopefully this guide will help you buy with confidence. Pedigree Certificate & Registry Every pedigree Valais Blacknose should have a Grassroots registration certificate Always check that the animal matches the details on the Grassroots registry certificate – if no certificate is [...]

MV Accreditation

MV update 🐑 The MVAS/CAEAS is a voluntary scheme which allows you to demonstrate that your animals have been tested and are accredited free of MV/CAE.What is Maedi Visna/Caprine Arthritis Encephalitis?Maedi Visna (MV) is a chronic infectious viral disease affecting the lungs and nervous system of sheep which can be transmitted between individual sheep and flocks. [...]

Blacknose Beauties 2020 Cancellation

Due to the deteriorating situation surrounding Coronavirus (COVID-19), and after careful consideration of the latest Government and Public Health guidance, it’s with deep regret that we have decided to cancel the 2020 Blacknose Beauties Show and Sale. With the Government advising against attending mass gatherings and further action relating to social distancing, self-isolation and unnecessary [...]

Shows and Events 2020

Please see below a status update of 2020 Agricultural Shows with dedicated Valais Blacknose Sheep classes. Devon County Show – postponed 28-30 August21-23 Mayhttps://www.devoncountyshow.co.uk/ Royal Bath and West Show – cancelled28-30 Mayhttps://www.bathandwest.com/royal-bath-and-west-show Royal Three Counties Show - cancelled12-14 Junehttps://www.royalthreecounties.co.uk/ Royal Cheshire County Show - cancelled16-17 Junehttps://www.royalcheshireshow.org/ Bury & District Agricultural Show – no decision yet28 [...]

Photo Gallery

We have been sent some fantastic photos from our members, have a look at the gallery to see them. Thank you to all the members for your photos and let hope for some more prize winning ones this year! http://valaisblacknosesheepsociety.co.uk/gallery/

The Swiss Bell

We have a limited number of bells available on the shop, quick before they sell out. Did you know that Swiss Bells are symbols of traditional folklore, offer protection, happiness and are a sign of peace? During the times of war bells were gathered from churches and pastures and used to make cannons and weapons. [...]