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2012 Texel Sire Linkage Programme

Performance recording members are invited to submit nominations for the second round of the 2012 Sire Linkage Programme (SLP). EBLEX has just launched the second round of the 2012 and is inviting all sheep breeders…

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31st July 2012

AHOY for James Draper

Texel breeder James Draper of the Claybury flock is undertaking an ambitious charity fundraising effort later this year, aiming to row from Dover to France in aid of young peoples charity AHOY. Luckily for James…

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19th July 2012

Eblex promotes Quality Standard lamb to Germany

The German appetite for Quality Standard (QS) lamb was highlighted during a visit to the UK, organised by Eblex. During a three-day mission to promote QS lamb, journalists and retail buyers from Germany were shown…

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16th July 2012

New APPG for beef and lamb launched

A new all party parliamentary group (APPG) for beef and lamb has been launched by an ex-farming MP. The party, which is chaired by the MP for Tiverton and Honiton Neil Parish, will focus on…

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16th July 2012

MV infections double in 15 years

The last 15 years has seen the number of flocks infected with Maedi Visna double, according to the results of a survey by SAC and the Animal Health and Vet Laboratories Agency, meaning sheep farmers…

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16th July 2012

Kermode Ewe Lamb sells for 6,200gns

The Kermode family’s first prize winning ewe lamb from the Texel classes at the Great Yorkshire Show was sold last night in an auction at the show for 6200gns. Kermode Ewe Lamb This one which…

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10th July 2012

Record Year for Texel Sales in 2011

Last year saw the British Texel Sheep Society mark yet another milestone in the breed’s development and dominance of the British terminal sire market , with a record sales income at sales run under the…

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2nd July 2012

Signet to take ultrasound scanning to new level

Signet Breeding Services’ ultrasound scanning service has been boosted by securing access to the latest technology to help beef and sheep producers improve carcase quality. The organisation, which forms part of EBLEX, reached an agreement…

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1st July 2012

Survey of age of English lambs at slaughter

ADAS is conducting a study for Defra to provide a more robust estimate of the age of lambs at slaughter. Given the variation between different production systems, breeds and regions the age of lambs at…

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1st July 2012

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