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£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. 

AINTREE Flock Storms Ruthin Market!
03/03/2021

Millennium Bleu lambs to £145.00

41kg Millennium Bleu lambs to 334.2ppk TWICE!

£154 for a Bleu Du Maine cull ewe

#profitfromBleus #Bleustickalltheboxes #seewhataBleucandoforyou

330ppk sees Bleu Du Maine top Forfar!
25/02/2021

Bleu Du Maine hoggs from Andrew Wylie (BALBRYDIE) smashed the hogg trade at  Forfar, topping the day at 330ppk!

Congratulations Andrew!

#profitfromBleus 

£158 FOR BLEU DU MAINE CULL EWES!
18/02/2021

Cull ewes from Sally Shone, MAXIUMUM Flock, stormed their way to £158.00 at Oswestry Livestock Auctions yesterday! 

Congratulations Sally!

Update from Your Chair, Sally Shone
18/02/2021
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 B...
Year letter for 2021- V
08/02/2021

We are getting a few calls about the year letter for 2021, although it was publised in the Christmas News! Council agreed to give U a swerve so we go to V. Please ensure if you a naming lambs you start with a V, it makes it much easier for others to recognise how old sheep are if we all stick to the plan! 

Launch of the new Grassroots On line Registry and Grassroots Mobile App
04/02/2021
Grassroots Online Registry Announcing the launch of the new look Grassroots Online Registry which replaces the old Pedeweb. The registry can be accessed via the Society website or direct at www.grassroots.co.uk/bleudm.html  using your normal Breed Society  member number and password.  It gives access to the whole Society database and allows you to ‘Manage Your Animal Records’ Non members can access the site using:   User Name : GUEST  and  Pa...
VERY IMPORTANT CONSULTATION -Please respond
26/01/2021
NSA emailed its members last week so many of you may have seen this. It is important that as many people respond as possible, so as sheep farmers we all have the opportunity to respond.  The current deadline is 26th February so please complete your response soon at: https://consult.defra.gov.uk/transforming-farm-animal-health-and-welfare-team/improvements-to-animal-welfare-in-transport/ NSA NEEDS YOU TO HAVE YOUR SAY: Members will no doubt be ...