Category: Midland Region

2016 PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPETITION RESULTS

OPEN CLASS Humorous Picture with Caption 1st          David Calvert 2nd        Megan Rowlandson 3rd         Susan Addison 4th         Peter Wells 5th         Michelle Northmore 6th         Megan Rowlandson   Sheep Portrait – can be with or without handler 1st          Susan addison 2nd        Ally Baird 3rd         Martin Preston 4th         Anne Robinson 5th         Megan Rowlandson 6th         Tesni Jones   Sheep and […]

Flock Visit to the Somerwood, Wolfclyde and Coppice Wood Flocks 1st Oct 2016

The day of the combined flock visit started so promisingly with a glorious autumnal sunrise, chasing away the early morning mist……and then the rain started! It was the first really wet day for weeks but didn’t deter a hardy number of visitors to Shropshire. It was particularly gratifying to see members from as far afield […]

National Young Stars 23rd – 24th Aug 2017 – 392 days to go!

We are looking for an adult coordinator for the National Young Stars competition to be held at the Three Counties Show Ground 23rd – 24th August 2017. 2016 was the first year our talented youngsters took part in this competition, the 2017 team will benefit from their experience whilst developing their own skills in a […]

Members weekend in Scotland incorporating the 2015 AGM at the Camperdown Country Park Dundee 10th and 11th October 2015

On Saturday approx 20 members met at Guildy Den, Monikie ,the home of Messrs Smith  and Webster,  for a flock visit. On arrival we were given an excellent three course meal in the shed prior to looking at the flock! We looked at the Zwartbles Flock, the goat enterprise, consisting of Saanen, Boray, and Toggenberg […]

Zwartbles Interbreed success at Royal Three Counties 2015

The Zwartbles breed was flying high at this year’s Royal Three Counties. Stonebyres Whinstone (aged ewe) owned by John Thorburn, Holmlea Zwartbles was breed champion and went on to win the Interbreed Championship, other sheep breeds. She was then joined in the Pairs Championship, other sheep breeds by Lochlad Blenheim (Shearling ram) owner Pam Parker, […]

Scottish Branch ZSA Open Day – St. Clements Wells Flock – Sunday 17th May 2015

This years open day will take place at the St Clements Wells flock by courtesy of Janice Laird on Sunday 17th May 2015 at 10.30am for 11am start. The location of the open day is St Clements Wells, Wallyford, East Lothian, EH21 8QN. The itinerary for the day will include a talk from Janice herself […]

New Judges Training Day – Saturday 30th May 2015 – Borderway Mart, Carlisle.

A judges training day will be held at Borderway Mart, commencing at 10.00am,  a current judge will go through judging etiquette with prospective judges who will then be asked to judge a group of sheep in a show ring situation followed by reason giving for their choices. Any member interested in joining the ZSA judging […]

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