Welcome to the News page for the Eastern Region, which includes the counties of Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire, Norfolk, Northamptonshire, Rutland and Suffolk.
Regional Council Member
NEW REGIONAL COUNCIL MEMBER FOR THE EASTERN REGION
The Jacob Sheep Society Council is pleased to announce the appointment of Charlie Coe as the new Regional Council Member for the Eastern Region. Charlie farms around 100 acres with his father, David, at Great Wenham in Suffolk where they run a suckler herd of pedigree Longhorns and Northern Dairy Shorthorns as well as flocks of pedigree Jacobs, Wensleydales and Whitefaced Dartmoors.
Home grown cereals are fed in the beef finishing yards to locally sourced store cattle. Charlie is a Harper Adams graduate and was a founder member of Hadleigh Young Farmers Club some years ago. He regularly shows his sheep with great success and won the Interbreed Best Trimmed Championship at the Royal Norfolk Show last year.
The Eastern Region Jacob Sheep Society Sale 2020
The Eastern Region Jacob Sheep Society Sale is to be held at Melton Mowbray market as part of the Saturday Spectacular Sale on the 12th of September 2020.
Please note that entries will close on Thursday 20th August and late entries will not be accepted.
All sheep entered must be registered with the Society and are subject to a society inspection prior to the sale. Please ensure sheep are registered before entering.
Entry forms and fees due are to be sent direct to the Auctioneers 'Melton Mowbray Market' Scalford Road, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire LE13 1JY
JACOB SHEEP SOCIETY CALENDARS FOR 2021
The Jacob Sheep Society’s new calendar editor is Sarah Weaver who will be receiving and selecting photographs for the 2021 calendar, arranging printing, and posting them out to members in due course. Closing date for the receipt of digital photographs for consideration is July 31st and photographs should be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Calendars should be ordered through our merchandising coordinator, Lorna Hendey, via the on-line shop at https://sales.jacobsheepsociety.com
2018 Eastern Region Open Day
15th April 2018
We welcome all who wish to attend.
Rough timetable to include -
1030 arrival for coffee and cake
11am start with introduction viewing flock ewes and lambs
12pm lunch in the hall
1pm onwards judge individually a small pen of lambs. Washing and show prep discussions, there will also be sheep available for people who wish to have a go at trimming.
330pm more cake and close.
There will be a small charge per head (excluding children) of about £7.
We look forward to seeing everybody.
Post code is IP20 9LB (High Rd, Needham, Harleston)