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26/03/2020
If you have an account outstanding with us, please only pay by BACS, full details will be on your invoice. Do not send cheques as a) they can transmit the virus and B) the bank dont want cheque payments either!!   Thank you and stay safe.  ...
Another casualty - North Yorkshire Show cancelled
19/03/2020
Due to the ongoing situation with COVID -19 the organisers have cancelled the 2020 show. ...
Corona Virus update COVID-19
19/03/2020
We will try to keep you updated with issues that are likely to affect you in the short term and there is useful information about markets on the Livestock Auctioneers website. Here is the link  https://www.laa.co.uk/news/3985/update-for-members-amid-coronavirus-covid-19-escalation/  stay safe everyone and hopefully we will be on the other side of this sooner rather than later  ...
Royal Three Counties Show - CANCELLED 2020
18/03/2020
The 2020 show has been cancelled due to the Corona virus ...
Royal Ulster - Balmoral Show
18/03/2020
Due to the Corona virus the show has been postponed until August, The re-scheduled dates are 19th - 22nd August ...
Royal Highland Show 2020
18/03/2020
As a result of the Covid 19 the 2020 show has been cancelled. See message below It is with deep regret that we announce the cancellation of the 2020 Royal Highland Show. The decision was taken today following a virtual meeting of the RHASS directors and is line with Government guidance surrounding the recent outbreak of Coronavirus. There is a full report on their web site. ...
Masham Sheep Fair
24/02/2020
This unique event takes place at the end of September and this year's Bleu judge is Stan Kilby from Worcestershire.  ...
RamCompare Update!
13/01/2020
  An update from RamCompare, boasting the following highlights: BURFORD Hercules - Top 1% for Eight Week Weight, Scan Weight & Muscle Depth EBV's RUMWELL Open World - Featured in the Top 10 rams in the new Days to Slaughter EBV WHINHOLME Platinum - Nominated with excellent scan figures, results for his lamb crop are expected in April. Full report here: /​workspace/​docs/​2019-​ramcompare-​update-​for-​bleu-​du-​maine-​sheep-​society.​pdf ...
Langley media star!
10/01/2020
Former Bleu du Maine breeder John Davison of Lough Green seems to be creating more publicity with the breed, as the local paper has now published the story of Robin Oliver and the article he did about John's dispersal.  The link is here https://www.hexham-courant.co.uk/features/18142747.historic-day-life-langley-farmer-captured-camera/ ...
Liver Fluke Survey - Win a Luxury Fortnum & Mason hamper!
06/01/2020
  We have been contacted by  Rebecca Hoyle who is currently a PhD student working at the University of Liverpool with Prof Jane Hodgkinson, Prof Diana Williams and Dr Jennifer Duncan.  This is what she says... Liver fluke is a common disease in sheep and cattle in the UK. Rumen fluke is an emerging disease and has been linked to fatal outbreaks. As part of our research into these parasites an their control we have produced a short online surve...