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Wilf Wood - Stacey Flock

Former chairman of the Northern Area Texel club, Wilf Wood of the Stacey flock has passed away aged 91. Wilf’s funeral will take place at St. Nicholas Church, High Bradfield, on Wednesday 11th July at 11a.m.…

By Jonathan

9th July 2018

Waid Helyer - Langford Flock

Waid passed away on the 28th June after a long illness. A former Society director and had kept Texel sheep since the late 1970s, having the first Texel Champion at the Royal Bath and West Show…

By Jonathan

4th July 2018

Texels continue interbreed success

Texel breeders across the country have continued to enjoy interbreed success at recent shows, with the Alford family taking the interbreed title at Royal Cornwall Show with aged tup Midlock You’re The One. This ram,…

By Jonathan

13th June 2018

Book Scottish ultrasound lamb scanning soon

Scottish recording flocks should book their ultrasound scanning appointment at the earliest opportunity to ensure their lambs are scanned in time for data to be submitted in accordance with BLUP run deadlines. This year scanning…

By Jonathan

11th June 2018

Warning over newer anthelmintic group resistance

Sheep farmers are being reminded of the need to ensure new generation anthelmintics are used in accordance with SCOPS guidelines. The reminder comes following the recent publication of the first case of resistance to monepantel…

By Jonathan

11th June 2018

Interbreed success for Texels

Texel breeders have been enjoying interbreed success at many of the early season shows, including taking the individual interbreed championships at both Royal Bath and West and Northumberland shows. Leading the way at Royal Bath…

By Jonathan

4th June 2018

Females flourish at Royal Bath and West

Females flourished at the Royal Bath and West, the Society’s Southern Focus Show, under judge John North of Settle, North Yorkshire. Mr North found his champion in the winner of the shearling ewe class, TIP1701440,…

By Jonathan

30th May 2018

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