Bleu du Maine

Bleu du Maine Premier Sale in Carlisle on 17th August.

A great opportunity if you wish to add to your flock, with some excellent stock entered from well established flocks, along with several of our most recent members bringing stock forward.  The pre-sale show will take place in the exhibition hall at 8.30am, with John Page as our judge. John will be remembered for the great successes of the Edenhall flock and he is a highly respected sheep judge.

The sale order is Bleu ewes (5) & gimmers (49) followed by Ewe lambs (23) and then the Millennium Bleu shearling gimmers (25) and 3 Millennium Bleu ewe lambs. Then onto the Pure Bleu  rams with 5 aged rams  followed by Shearling rams (28) and then 39 Ram lambs.

The sale concludes with the Millennium Bleus, 1 aged ram, 39 shearling rams and 6 ram lambs.

The sale starts at 10.30am so be sure to be there in plenty of time and have a look around the stock.  We are happy to help, so pleae get in touch if you need t know more, and if you are new to the breed we offer free membership for purchasers in the current year.

The catalogue can be viewed on line here

We have an informal supper in The Auctioneer, adjacent to the mart, on the Thursday evening after the AGM. The food is fabulous and very good value, if you would like to join us please get in touch. Cost of a three course dinner is £17.

The Show flock competition will also conclude after the pre-sale show, with four members having everything to play for. Present standing are Laine Daff on 865 points, Johnny Stables 740, Jonathan McInnes Skinner 692 and Sally Shone 625.  The flock trophy will be presented after the showin the Exhibition Hall if time permits.

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