On our site you can find information relating to the breed, latest news, details of shows and sales, stock for sale and information from Breeders’ Groups around the regions.
Our breed can meet your needs - whether you are looking for a terminal sire to produce quick maturing lambs, or a few Southdown sheep on a few acres.
The Society hopes our website offers you a starting point, please get in touch with the Southdown Office for further information.
Welcome to the website of
As many of you will realise the Society website isn't looking as it should. Unfortunately, the website is currently experiencing technical difficulties and will be replaced by a new website in 2016.
In the meantime the current website retains all the functionality and content. Should you have any issues accessing content please email the Society office.
Premier Southdown Sale, taking place on July 29th...click here
LATEST BLUETONGUE NEWS
JAB has organised a series of events for farmers, vets and wider industry to find out more about the current situation with bluetongue, the risks to the UK, information about the disease and more on the vaccine from vets and advisers.
1 July, 1:30pm, OXFORDSHIRE - Thame Farmers Auction Mart Limited, North Street, Thame, Oxon OX9 3FP
30 June, 10am, CAMBRIDGESHIRE - Abbots Ripton Village Hall, The Green, Abbots Ripton, Huntingdon PE28 2PF
30 June, 6:30pm, BEDFORDSHIRE - Millbrook Village Hall, Sandhill Close, Millbrook, Bedfordshire MK45 2JD
4 July, 2pm, NORFOLK - Dereham Football Club, Aldiss Park, Norwich Road, Dereham, Norfolk NR20 3PX
28 June, 2pm, LEICESTERSHIRE - Melton Mowbray Market, Scalford Road, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire LE13 1JY
28 June, 6:30pm, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE - Thrapston Market, Thrapston, Northamptonshire NN14 4JU
29 June, 6:30pm, WARWICKSHIRE - Rugby Farmers Mart, The Charolais Pavilion, Avenue M, Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth, Warwickshire CV8 2RG
12 July, 2pm, DEVON - The Holsworthy Agricultural Centre, New Market Road, Holsworthy, Devon EX22 7FA
13 July, 2pm, DORSET - Shaftsbury Livestock Market, Christy's Lane, Shaftesbury, Dorset SP7 8PH
13 July, 6:30pm, SOMERSET - Sedgemoor Auction Centre, Market Way, North Pehterton, Somerset TA6 6DF
15 July, 2pm, GLOUCESTERSHIRE - Cotswold Agricultural Centre, Driffield Road, Cirencester, Gloucestershire GL7 5QA
There are a few more dates to plan in for Cornwall, West Sussex/Surrey, Devon (Exeter), Wiltshire and Wales. All details are also be listed on the NFU BTV page www.nfuonline.com/bluetongue/
Please see our range of anniversary merchandise available...click here New Lambs?
Animals born this year should be registered either via Pedeweb, or by completing the paper forms and mailing to the Southdown Sheep Society office...view the lamb registration form
125th Anniversary 2016 National Southdown Show