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5 Nations 2017

An exciting three day event for teams from each of the five nation



Join us for a social weekend of fun and light-hearted competitions in Northern England. The 2017 Five Nations youth event for young Texel breeders aged 18 to 35 takes place from Friday 9th June to Sunday 11th June and takes in visits to two of the north west of England’s leading flocks as well as a range of competitions and social elements.

On Friday afternoon the participants check in to their hotel before heading off to visit the Procters and Tatham Hall flocks managed by Jeff and Jennifer Aiken at Tatham Hall Farm, Wennington, Lancashire, with this visit including a barbeque and the first of the weekend’s competitions.

Saturday morning will then see the group head to Stockport to visit the Sportsmans and Mellor Vale flocks of the Boden family, where more of the competitive parts of the weekend will take place, including stock judging and some fun competitions. This will be followed by an evening enjoying the nightlife of Manchester.

Wrapping things up on Sunday morning will be a Go Karting trip which will form the final competitive part of proceedings, with the winning team from the weekend’s activities announced before participants head home on Sunday afternoon.

The weekend is a great opportunity for young breeders to come together for some fun and light-hearted competition as well as providing a platform for breeders to develop potential business relationships as well as lasting friendships.

The weekend if open to all Texel breeders from England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Eire, with accommodation and travel in the North West region provided at a cost of £120 per person

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For more information and to register your interest


England & Scotland – Duncan – 07540 053 431 or Rosie – 07531 943 289

Wales & Southern Ireland – Anna – 07979 381 285

Northern Ireland – Adrian – 07766 146 624

Or email


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