Overall Champion Highland Breeze from Valais Blacknose Sheep Scotland Overall Reserve Champion Westmorland Dancer from Valais Blacknose Westmorland MacGregor Photography provided their professional photography service for our first National Show, Blacknose Beauties in Carlisle on 20th August 2016. Please visit MacGregor Photography for more images or to [...]
A BIG Thank You to one of our sponsors, Tomintoul Distillery! They have very kindly donated the Tomintoul Single Malt Scotch Whisky Cup which will be presented to the Supreme Overall Champion on Saturday at Blacknose Beauties! Tomintoul
Discover Sheep! VBS Oxfordshire and The VBS Deepdale Flock represented the Society in the Discover Sheep! Tent at the Royal Three Counties Show. Lots of visitors as the marquee also hosted an original fashion show. Models and sheep were paraded at the same time showing the amazing results what one can do with their wool. [...]
VBS Oxfordshire took 6 2016 VBS lambs to the Kent County Show and was very pleased to be awarded 2nd Place for a pen of 3 ram lambs, 3rd place in Any Other Breed Class, 3rd Place in a Group of 3, 4th in the Long Wool Class (out of 14 entries) and 4th in [...]
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. [...]
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?