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Valais Blacknose Societies Merger Vote

The vote will close on Monday, 12th October at midnight. Please click here to place your vote

Supporting R.A.B.I.

We have four lots of semen pellets up for auction on the Online Sale with Harrison and Hetherington, kindly donated by the Highland, Westmorland and Whitehall Flocks with 100% of each sale as well as 25% of the raffle sales, going to R.A.B.I. All four rams with semen available have at the least won their [...]

Ram Lambs for sale in Southern Ireland 22/04/20

Boyne Valley Valais Blacknose have some ram lambs available in the Republic of Ireland. For more information, email Elledavisny@aol.com

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.

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 [...]

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. [...]

September Breeder Focus

September Breeder Focus of the Month, The Polsons Swiss Findon from Aberdeen 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 1.Tell us a bit about yourself? We are Shannon and Christina Polson and our parents are Andrew and Kerry. Our Dad grew up on a croft in Caithness and his passion for sheep has continued. We run a flock of 200 breeding ewes in [...]

Flock Management

We have had a few new breeders ask about weaning, castrating and general information about managing their sheep as a result we have shared a series of educational posts to address these topics, for specific questions we advise you to speak to your local veterinary partner. Ideal Age to Start Breeding The Swiss Society advise [...]

On the BBC!

Valais Blacknose Sheep Society UK members have been on the television a lot of late. Firstly we had Renee of Valais Blacknose Sheep Oxfordshire on Farmers County Showdown who was showing her sheep at the Kent Country Show. They had great results with First prize in Group of 3 in the Any Other Continental Breed [...]