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Important Information...

“Unfortunately there has been another major flood in the breed society office.  I am in the process of trying to set up a call diversion system to a mobile phone, so please bear with us if you are trying to call the office. If you are able to email it is probably a better way to contact me at the moment.

Also all the annual returns and AGM information were ready to be posted out, but they got wet, so all have to be done again, so there will be a little delay on you receiving these”.

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Stirling Show & Sale 2019

The first dedicated sale of Dorset Sheep on Scottish soil was held at United Auctions, Stirling, on behalf of the Scottish Dorset Breeders’ Club on Wednesday 3rd July 2019.

The sale attracted vendors from both Northern Ireland and England as well as Scotland. 66 sheep in total were brought forward for sale, 19 male and 47 female.

The pre-sale show was kindly judged by Mr Sam Driver of the Sandy Lane flock who are current flock champions.

Andrew & Caroline Kennedy’s Maineview B992, Overall Champion & Champion Female

The Female Champion and Overall Champion was presented to a ewe lamb, brought over from Ballymena, Northern Ireland by Andrew and Caroline Kennedy. This September born ewe lamb, Maineview B0992 was sired by Ballytaggart Aftershock and was out of a Downkillybegs ewe. This exceptional ewe lamb went on to make a joint top sale price of 1000 gns and sold to Mr Richard Fitton of the Dynamite flock, Bolton, Lancashire.