Bleu Du Maine - Mild mannered, milky & maternal
News
£159.00 sees Bleu Du Maine Hoggs fly!
15/04/2021

Congratulations to Crown Farm Partners who's Bleu Du Maine hoggs flew to 289ppk, realising £159.00 at Stanford Colchester Livestock Market!

RHASS
11/03/2021

The RHASS held a Zoom meeting yesterday to gauge the interest and possibility of staging a closed doors show in June. The MV sheep section will be held on Monday 14th June. It will only be open to Scottish residents and there will be limits on entries. We are waiting on an email from the RHASS which summerizes what was discussed yesterday and as soon as that is available it will be circulated to our Scottish exhibitors. 

Credit & Debit Card payments
08/03/2021

Now even easier to pay for your membership and registrations!  Please note that your invoice will now contain a new button which enables you to pay via Stripe with your credit or debit card. It will also apply to existing outstanding invoices, so if your membership is still not paid please make sure it is paid asap. 

Coming Up Next On Our Calendar
NSA Welsh Sheep - POSTPONED to 2023
18/05/2021
NSA Scotsheep - POSTPONED to 2022
27/05/2021
Shropshire County Show
29/05/2021
Message to all our members and friends from our Chair, Sally Shone.

Welcome to 2021, I hope your lambing is going well. This message has a horrible feeling of déjà vu about it as summer shows start to cancel and future events are difficult to plan but let’s be positive!

Becky & I are determined to be inventive of new ways to promote the breed. We are hoping for some on-farm events across the country to push the Bleu to the forefront.

The focus will be on the Millennium Bleu this year as we celebrate its 21st Birthday and the Society will continue to promote both breeds as best we can, in these extraordinary times.

This year will have a new look Premier Sale in Carlisle; re-branded as The National Sale, we look forward to holding the show the afternoon of the 12th August with a celebration afterwards, please join us if you can (and bring cake!).

I feel there is light at the end of the tunnel with vaccinations being rolled out at a rapid rate, we can look forward to a return to normality in some form.

Until then, let’s get inventive and keep our breed at the forefront as the ultimate dam sire, suitable for ewe lambs, crossing on all breeds and creating that bespoke, consistent female with the Millennium Bleu being the ideal Terminal Sire with ease of lambing, typey, heritable traits with a demand greater than supply.

Sally Shone ,Chair - Bleu du Maine Sheep Society  15th February 2021

Breeds

Bleu du Maine

  • Fine boned sheep make lambing easy

  • 200% lambing in commercial flock

  • Lively lambs at birth, quickly on their feet

  • Plenty of milk to feed the lambs.

  • Great base for a cross-bred ewe

  • The ram is suitable to use on ewe lambs/hoggs

Millennium Bleu

  • Ultimate crossbred ewe for the customer that demands quality.

  • The Millennium Bleu ram is the obvious commercial choice for the modern market

  • Breeds to type