For those of you planning to enter this year’s Young Ambassador Competition, here is the entry form! The last show this year is Masham Sheep Fair on 5/6th October so the closing date for entries is set for 12th October. Good luck to all who enter. Young Ambassador Competition
Zwartbles Sheep Association Northern Branch – Member’s Training Day Sunday 12th May 2019 – 1200 midday at Hayberries Farm, Middleton-in-Teesdale, County Durham DL12 0LP Young Ambassadors Training, Ringcraft for Adults & DIY Worm Counts! Activities on offer include: Young Ambassadors Showing Masterclass To encourage more Young Ambassadors to enter our annual competition, Aaron and Oliver Breeze of […]
Judge: Mr Giles Sharp – Blencarn Flock Note from Giles: I would just like to thank everyone for finding time to show me their sheep, we thoroughly enjoyed our weekend despite the weather. I was very impressed with the quality of the stock and although some of the flock owners may be disappointed with […]
On the 21st October 2018 the Zwartbles Sheep Northern Branch had a flock visit to Lady Close, Bingley, West Yorkshire, home to the Greenhill and Bingheleia flocks of Martin and Harry Preston. The rain stayed away and about 30 members from all over the Northern area were in attendance, whom were welcomed with great hospitality […]
Calling all Northern Branch members! Please find below our AGM details to be held on Sunday 21st October 2018. This year we will be visiting West Yorkshire with a flock visit beforehand, hosted by Martin & Harry Preston. All members are invited to attend with new members being particularly encouraged to come along. If you […]
Please find below the entry form and all details for the Northern Branch 2018 Flock Competition.
What a superb day. Kevin McCarthy gave an excellent demonstration explaining each stage of the process as he went along. Ably assisted by Caroline of Magheratimpany Zwartbles they were both on hand to keep us all right in our methods and techniques. Massive thanks to Kevin for the demonstration and the Lyons family for hosting […]
History was made at the 150th Balmoral Show when Cyril and Denise Cromie’s home-bred shearling ‘The Fort Elloise’ swept the boards. For the first time ever at a major show a Zwartbles won the sheep Inter-breed title and also secured the coveted accolade of Champion of Champions by beating all other exhibits in show. ‘The […]