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NSA Scotsheep Ewe & Hogg Sale

SHOW AND SALE OF PAIRS OF BREEDING EWE HOGGS SET TO BE A FEATURE OF NSA SCOTSHEEP 2014

A multi-breed show and sale of pairs of breeding ewe hoggs will be a major feature of NSA Scotsheep 2014 to be held at Quixwood, Grantshouse, Berwickshire, on June 4, courtesy of host farmers, John and Iain Macfarlane.

The show and sale will include classes for 14 breeds and follows a similar sale – the first ever of its kind to be held in Scotland – at the Highland Sheep event at Dingwall earlier this year.

“The sale at Highland Sheep proved highly successful and attracted a huge ringside of buyers with a top price of 550gns each, for a pair of Suffolks from Mrs Irene Fowlie,” said Jimmy Sinclair, immediate past chairman of NSA Scotland, the organisers of NSA Scotsheep.

“Entries for the show and sale at NSA Scotsheep will be limited and I would advise prospective exhibitors to start thinking soon about what they might enter and get their entries in early.”

The closing date for entries is May 2 but it may have to be advanced if entries are over-subscribed. The show and sale is open to both MV accredited and non-accredited ewe lambs born in 2013

Exhibitors must be members of the National Sheep Association and an entry fee of 50 + VAT will apply for each pair of hoggs entered. Attractive prize money of 200 for first, 100 for second and 50 for third in each class is on offer.

“The prize money provides a real incentive to exhibitors and the show and sale will present a great opportunity for both buyers and sellers to trade high quality breeding ewe hoggs,” said Mr Sinclair.

Schedule & Entry forms available for download here or contact Euan Emslie, NSA Scotsheep organiser, Tel: 01430 441870/07718 908523, E-mail: euan@appliedremedies.co.uk

November 2013: Youth Council

After an informal meeting at the Carlisle Premier Sale with some of our young members we were encouraged by response, but we know there are more of you out there!  The Council are planning on moving forward in setting up a Youth Council (age 18-26).  Therefore we want to hear from you - in not more than 100 words tell us why you should be considered for the Youth Council.  Please send this into the office by the 18 December in preparation for the January Council Meeting.

November 2013: Beltex domination in the auction and show rings

The Beltex breed as a terminal sire has dominated both in the auction ring and the show ring in recent months Read more >>>

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Year letter for 2014 born lambs is 'W’, .e.g William, Walter, Wendy, etc. Beltex Society secondary tags for 2014 are BLUE

 

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