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Market News - Bures Farm top Colchester Market
18/10/2019
Bures Farm topped the Colchester market on Thursday 17th with Bleu x lambs and Millennium Bleus, proving once again how Bleu x lambs are keenly sought after by the butchers.   Great to have success in the commercial market.  So if you need a ram and you are based in the South East the McInnes Skinners have rams for sale. Details on the for sale pages.  ...
Borderway Agri-Expo
14/10/2019
Borderway Agri Expo is one of the largest events in the UK Agri industry, showcasing the best quality beef cattle and sheep, the latest developments in farming practice, breeding, genetics, machinery, equipment, technology, environmental issues, livestock marketing and export opportunities.  It is now known to be a true celebration of the very best British Livestock, and the farmers, breeders and stockmen who look after them.  The event takes pl...
Winter Warmers sale
14/10/2019
Full details of the Winter Warmers Sale at Neward can be found on the Sales Page ...
Percy Tait - Legend in a Lifetime
09/10/2019
Today, the 9th October is Percy Tait's 90th Birthday.  What an occasion to celebrate and we wish him a very happy birthday!  One of our most senior members, not just in years but as a Bleu du Maine breeder, Percy and the Perdi Flock have acheived tremendous success with his sheep, as he has in life.   An extremely successful bike racer, Percy gained experience of fast moving machines during his time of National Service when he was part of the R...
New Stock for Sale goes live!
03/10/2019
Our new Stock for Sale is now up and running. If you are looking for stock please have a look or if you have stock for sale send me the details in an email. We can put two images up for you but dont send them off your phone, they have to be a minimum 800px wide min 450px height, so best to email them.  ...
Breeders Map
04/09/2019
The interactive map has gone live today (5th September) , if you haven't responded in writing that you wish you information to be shown, you won't be there!!  I need those forms back asap so that you can benefit from it, please get back to me. If you have lost the letter, just send an email, not text, WhatsApp etc, it must be in writing so I can print it off.  ...
WEB SITE MAP
29/08/2019
To stay within the rules for GDPR I need you to sign the letter we sent out several weeks ago regarding the web site map and return the letter to the Society office. Either that, or send an email stating that you are happy for your details to be shown.  Thank you ...
Dutch National Show
27/08/2019
After a quick trip over to the UK for our Premier Sale, Dutch breeders had their National Show last weekend and Stuart Goldie and Simon Norman were invited to judge.  Full results below. Champion ewe lamb ,SHU Lizzy,Owner.Johan v Ginkel ,Sellingen,Breeder Jan  Schilder,Heerhugowaard Champion Ram lamb,SHU Lazer,Owner.Johan v Ginkel ,Sellingen,Breeder Jan  Schilder,Heerhugowaard Champion Shearling ewe with lambs,SHU Karina.Owner/Breeder Jan  Schi...
Lads Night Out Sale
23/08/2019
Another opportunity to buy Bleus and Millennium Bleus if you missed out at Carlilse. Paul Farmer and Jonathan McInnes Skinner have sheep entered for the sale on Thursday 29th August. This is an evening sale. The online catalogue is available here http://www.nwauctions.co.uk/auctions/sale-dates/2018/5/1411298983/lads-night-out.aspx ...
Millennium Bleus at the Premier Sale
19/08/2019
Amidst a busy day at the Premier Sale  the Millennium Bleu section again attracted many commercail buyers including some new faces.  Paul Farmer had joint top price  with a 2sh ram, which sold for 1000gns and he brought a great run of shearling gimmers all of which found new homes. William Baillie's Calla flock had once again taken the championship with a gimmer which later sold for 350gns. Calla had a great run with their shearling rams as did ...