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December Newsletter 2014

Worcester Show & Sale 2014

WORCESTER DORSETS HIT 530gns

The Dorset Horn/Poll Dorset Sheep Society’s official Show & Sale at Worcester again proved a successful and popular venue with females enjoying the strongest following but it was the Overall Champion, a Ram Lamb from David Rossiter’s Devon based “Huish” flock that took the top price of 530gns to J. Potter, Faringdon, Oxon.

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Northern Dorset Breeders AGM 2014

Northern Dorset Breeders AGM 2014

The Northern Dorset Breeders Club AGM was held at the Low Wood Hall Hotel, Nether Wasdale on the Friday evening following the society sale at Carlisle. A good number of members were in attendance, who enjoyed good food and plenty of chat, followed by the meeting.

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Congratulations to Tom Clarke

Congratulations to Tom Clarke

Many congratulations to Tom Clarke who won the Breed Championship at Devon County Show last week, and then again at the Bath & West Show this week. He has gone on to follow this up with winning the Interbreed Championship yesterday (29th May) at the Bath & West.

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Grasstech Event 2014

Grasstech Event 2014

A Week of Activity in Scotland: Episode 1

It was half past three in the morning on Tuesday 27th May 2014 and I was rolling out of bed to embark on my 4 hour drive north from my home in the Scottish Borders to Plewlands Farm, near Elgin in Morayshire (35 miles from Inverness for those who don’t know the area!!). Not being a dairy farmer this was a shock to the system to say the least.

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Blackhill flock wins Most Improved Flock Award for the Poll Dorset and Dorset Horn breed

The Blackhill flock, owned by Jim Dufosee of Warminster, Wiltshire, has been recognised by EBLEX as the Most Improved Flock of Dorset sheep in England for 2014.

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