Welcome to the News page for the Central Region, which includes the counties of Staffordshire,

Warwickshire, Herefordshire, Cheshire, Gloucestershire, Shropshire, Derbyshire and Worcestershire.

 

Regional Contact Member

 

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Kay Carpenter

I am available to help any of our members and if anyone wishing to join would like to know more about the breed or has any questions please do not hesitate to contact me on 07771 511445 or

 

Central Region Show and Sale.

Record breaking sales this year as the Overall Champion, a shearling ram, from The Trumper Family, Beiliau Glenfiddich sold for 3,200gns.

This really was a sale for the males this year as the 2nd prize shearling ram and male reserve from the same vendors went for the 2nd highest price of the day at 1,800gns. The female champion and overall reserve went to an Edingale shearling ewe sold by Mr RF Price and reached a hammer price of 400 gns.

Other notable sales on the day were the top placed ram lamb from Tom Lewis, Salopearl Flock going for 680gns and 2nd placed ram lamb from Mrs & Miss SL SM & LD Harries with their Gobaith 2 horner fetching 720gns.

Averages: 3 flock ewes £173.25 ; 24 shearling ewes £191.19 ; 24 ewe lambs £182.44 ; 3 aged rams £157.50 ; 7 shearling rams £1042.50 ; 13 ram lambs £322.27

 

Upcoming events for your diaries

 

Autumn meeting & AGM Sunday 16th October– to be held by kind invitation of Jane and Alan Nightingale. As always the invitation to view the prize winning Firtree Flock extends to all regions and a flyer can be accessed on this link - click here

Central Region Young Shepherd

Following a near normal show season, it is time to look back and celebrate our Central Region Young Shepherds achievements over the year.

We will be handing out the awards at the forthcoming October Open Day and AGM. They must have been showing a Jacob, but it can have been in Jacob Breed Classes or in mixed breed classes, or in Young Shepherd classes.

More details and a form is available on the link (Click Here) to provide Hayley Higginson with all the information needed.

Please send the entry prior to October 9th 2022

 

Christmas Lunch Saturday 10th December 2022 -

A social get together for Christmas before we all bed down in the lambing shed for the winter is organised. Details are on the link here

An afternoon of fun and games is organised whilst at the same time we will be raising funds for the region towards hosting the National AGM in April 2023.

 

Trimming Workshop in April 2023 – I have been asked by several members about running a show prep trimming workshop. This will take place in early April 2023 with experienced members who have trimmed sheep for many years successfully and are willing to share their knowledge. To find out more please contact me, Kay Carpenter on or message me on 07771 511445

 

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