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The terminal sire with a difference

Blue Texel sheep are one of the most recent breeds to be imported into the UK.

Blue Texels are quickly gaining popularity with commercial sheep farmers as terminal sires for prime lamb production.

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fully commercial terminal sire

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distinctive, attractive sheep

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docile, thrifty, good mothers

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added value from fleece, yarn and felt

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specialist sire for coloured breeds

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Blue Texels are -

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Ideal terminal sires, crossing well with any type of ewe, e.g. Lleyns, Mules, Halfbreds etc

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over 90% of lambs born will be WHITE

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easily lambed, smaller heads

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good vigorous lambs at birth, stand and suck their mothers quickly

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finished lambs are well fleshed with excellent conformation

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quality carcases with a high killing out percentage achieving premium grades

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easily finished off grass, hence avoiding extra feed costs

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suit low input and organic systems

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rams good workers and easily kept

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will compete with many counterparts for profitability

" Using a BLUE will make more MONEY for you "

The Society

  supports and promotes the breed
  maintains pedigree registrations
  arranges official Society sales
  details of breeding stock for sale
  affiliated to National Sheep Association

News...

Royal Cornwall Show 2014

Sarah Chambers senior ram tops the Blue Texel Classes at Royal Cornwall, taking both the Male Championship and going on to be Reserve Supreme Interbreed Champion.  Sarah also won the  Female Championship and Reserve Male Championship, this time with her winning ram lamb, who went on to be Supreme Interbreed Champion lamb of the show.

 Photographs to follow.

Great Yorkshire Show 2014

"Congratulations to Kate Gunn at the Yorkshire."  Three exhibits and three first prizes, plus Female Champion and Supreme Breed Champion.  Looks as though there were only Blue Texels in the Any Other Breed classes!  Well done to all the other winners.

 Photographs to follow.

Official Show & Sale Dates 2014.

Worcester Friday 5th September 2014.

Builth NSA Ram Sale Monday 22nd September 2014.

Carlisle Saturday 27th September 2014.

All the above sales have pedigree rams and pure breed pedigree ewes, gimmers and ewe lambs.

Royal Welsh Show 21,22,23,24 July 2014

Blue Texel Sheep have now got a shearling class which has been added for the first time this year (2014) making a total of six classes.

 

Contact Information

Chairman
Mr Andrew Pajak
The Bungalow
Sheepwash Lane
Steveton
Abington
OX13 6SD

Tel.01235 831573
email: sylvia@sheepwashtexels.co.uk
Vice Chairman
Mr Glyndwr Arrowsmith
3 Saint Meilog's Close Llowes                                          
Hereford
HR3 5JB
Tel.01497 847736
Mobile.07799857356
Secretary
Miss Sarah Chambers
Higher Chilly Farm
East Allington
Totnes
Devon
TQ9 7QN
Tel.01548 521400
Mob.07971 523062
email: sarahsheepchambers@yahoo.co.uk
Treasurer
Mr Huw Jones
Gelli Crugiau
Llangammarch Wells                                            
Powys
LD4 4DP
Tel:01591 610714
Fax:01591 610714
email: huw@blue-texel.co.uk

 

We always welcome your enquiries. Please contact us for any information you'd like about the Blue Texel breed and the Society, or if you are interested in buying Blue Texel stock.

New members that wish to join The Blue Texel Sheep Society please contact Grassroots Systems Ltd
For information on registrations, transfers, contact Grassroots.
 
Grassroots Systems Ltd
PO Box 251
Exeter
EX2 8WX
 
Tel. 01392 437788
email: BTSS@grassroots.co.uk
 
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Last modified: Monday, 21 October 2013
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