The Southdown Sheep Society’s 125th Anniversary National Show held as part of the Society’s
9th & 10th September 2016
Entries are now open
Southdowns were well represented at the Winter Fairs around the country this season, and the breed dominated the native breed classes up and down the country.
The Spratton Flock of J Mark Hawtin was named the champion flock in the Society’s 2015 flock
The West Midlands Group is one of the flagship groups in the country and members met this Autumn
to say thank you to Jane Ing, who set up the group and has recently retired as group co-ordinator.
Incoming co-ordinator Jo Schup reports on a memorable day:
This year’s Society sales at Maidstone, Worcester and Melton Mowbray saw both pedigree and commercial buyers in action, with good demand for well bred males and females.
The 2015 National Show was hosted by the Cheshire County Show and attracted breeders from well