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British Shoppers Bring Retail Boom for Red Meat!
22/06/2021
Consumers across Britain have spent a significant total of £4.1 billion on beef, lamb and pork in the past 12 months alone, according to the latest data released by Kantar. Covering the 52 weeks to the 16th May 2021, this is an impressive increase of 12.6% when compared to the previous year. The total volume sold during that same time also surged by 9.4%, reaching 565,100 tonnes. This new information reflects the huge demand for locally-source...
Northern Ireland Club Committee
21/06/2021

The Northern Ireland Bleu Du Maine Club met last week and are pleased to report that the following members have taken on Committee Roles:

Chairman - Sam Small (RANDALSTOWN)

Vice Chairman - Tommy Wright (BALLYTAGGART)

Secretary - Andrew Wilson (BALLYCANAL)

PR/Media - Ryan Wilson (BALLYCANAL)

FULL RESULTS from the Royal Highland Showcase!
14/06/2021
Judge: Mr Mike Black RAM, two shear or over 1st Standingstones 2nd Laine Daff   RAM, Shearling 1st Kenneth O'Connor 2nd Standingstones   RAM Lamb 1st Neil Millar 2nd Standingstones 3rd Standingstones   EWE, two shear or over 1st Sally Shone 2nd Neil Millar 3rd Standingstones 4th Standingstones 5th Laine Daff   EWE, Shearling or gimmer 1st Laine Daff 2nd Sally Shone 3rd Neil Millar 4th Kenneth O'Connor 5th Standingstones...
News from the Royal Highland Showcase!
14/06/2021
Results are starting to come through from this year's Royal Highland Showcase! Judge: Mr Mike Black BREED CHAMPION:  GREENSIDE Shearling Ewe Exhibited by Laine Daff Sired by MAXIMUM Obama   RESERVE BREED CHAMPION SKYE Shearling Ram Exhibited by Kenneth O'Connor Sired by MAXIMUM Obama   RESERVE MALE CHAMPION JOYFIELD Ram Lamb Exhibited by Mr Neil Millar   RESERVE FEMALE CHAMPION MAXIMUM Shearling Ewe Exhibited by Sally Shone   ...
Shows & Sales
14/06/2021

Just a gentle reminder that any sheep entered for the Highland and Great Yorkshire should be fully registered. Sheep that you wish to enter for the sale at Carlisle should be registered by 15th June please

Bures Farm Top 5 Sales Across 2 Different markets!
09/06/2021
Congratulations to Bures Farm Partnership who have been hitting the headlines for weeks on end at Norwich & Colchester markets with their Bleu Du Maine & Millennium Bleu entries. Results as follows: TOPPED ALL PPK SECTIONS! Lambs to 368ppk, 366ppk & 350ppk - Colchester, 11th May Lambs to 380ppk, selling to £156 & £137 - Colchester 1st June  Lambs to £160.00, Cull Ewes to £140.00 - Norwich, 8th May Lambs to £166.00 - Norwich, 22nd May Lambs...
Funeral Service for Julie Bury
16/05/2021

The funeral service of our friend and long-standing member Julie Bury will be held on Thursday 20th May, 2pm at Stanton Harcourt Church OX29 5RJ.

Our thoughts are very much with the family of Julie at this very sad time.

Prices fly for Bures Farm Partners at two different marts in four days!
14/05/2021

New Season Lambs at £160 and Cull ewes rose to £140 on day one and all sections topped with Bleu Du Maine & Millennium Bleu lambs to £176 later in the week!

Great news all round!

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BREAKING NEWS! National Show 2021 will be hosted by Great Yorkshire Show!
30/04/2021
We are delighted to annouce that the Great Yorkshire Show will kindly host our National Show for 2021! The 13th - 16th July will see an absolute show case of Bleu du Maine and Millennium Bleu make the journey to Harrogate to compete for the title of the 2021 National Show Champions. The Bleu Du Maine will be under the watchful eye of judge Calum Cruden (STANDINGSTONES) and the Millennium Bleu will be selected by Mr H Currie. ENTRIES CLOSE 6th...
Sad Passing of Julie Bury
28/04/2021
The Society is saddened to report the passing of Julie Bury of the Burford Flock. The Burford Flock was established in 1989 with the purchase of seven ewe lambs from the Grahams and De Busli flocks. Ewe lambs from France followed shortly after with the addition of sheep from Didier Juigne. Julie had multiple show ring and Flock Competition successes and was a noted Judge. It was certainly not unusual for family members to be travelling to oppo...