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Dorset News:

Looking for winter lambing experience...

Dear Sir / Madam

I am writing to ask for advice about where I can get some winter lambing experience?

I am 33 and work full time in London but for the last two years I have taken annual leave to help two different farmers with their lambing in March (they are happy to provide references). I am competent and reliable, have grown up around horses and animals and I'm not a fair weather friend. I would like more lambing experience but the opportunity only really comes up once a year in spring and I am already booked in with farmers in Sussex and the Quantock Hills.

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Dorset Sheep May Fair 2018 Gallery

If anybody would like to buy a photo from the gallery above they are available by e-mail from the breed secretary at a cost of £10 + VAT per photo. For any other type of photo you will need to contact Graham Cubitt direct.

Dorset Sheep May Fair 2018

 

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2018 Flock Competition

The judge for the 2018 Flock competition is to be Alec Steff, accompanied by his wife Anne.

The judging will take place in late July/early August.

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AHDB - RamCompare project open for pedigree nominations

Pedigree breeders have the opportunity to receive valuable information on their sires’ progeny by nominating rams and semen for use in the RamCompare project. Download Press Release

Animals which are involved in the project now have new estimated breeding values (EBVs) available covering carcase weight, fat and conformation. These EBVs can be used when marketing these rams.

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