Reserve in Show!

by President on August 20, 2017

BLU youth member Rhiannon Curley entered a single fleece in the open class wool show during the recent Deschutes county fair in Redmond, OR. It was from her new ram, Jehovah’s Cornerstone. The fleece placed champion in the BFL division, and then it took Reserve Grand Champion Fleece in the wool show.


Best in Show!

by President on August 17, 2017

A Bluefaced Leicester fleece grown and entered by BLU board member Karen Szewc took Best in Show during the recent Josephine county fair in Grants Pass, OR.


BFLs top show in Oregon

August 11, 2017

Reports Kat Bierkens, owner of Terra Mia Bluefaced Leicesters: Wonderful Sheep Show day! Shady Oaks Hank, bred by Marybeth Bullington, won Grand Champion Ram and homebred Terra Mia Liza won Grand Champion Ewe lamb over all the other Open class sheep breeds at the Douglas County Fair in Oregon. “Hank” “Liza”

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Deschutes County Fair, Oregon

August 4, 2017

BLU members Rhiannon Curley and Correy McAtee showing BFL ewe lambs at the recent Deschutes County Fair in Oregon.

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Congratulations Charlie!

July 22, 2017

Our newest BLU youth member, Charlie O’Boyle, with his reserve champion ewe at the Allegany county fair in Maryland. Charlie was the winner of the YCP program yearling ewe, donated by Meredith Myers-Null during the recent Maryland Sheep & Wool festival. Charlie’s brother, William, is also a YCP recipient, having been awarded his yearling ewe […]

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July 15, 2017

Iris with her ewe 2 BLU youth members showed at the 33rd NORTH EAST YOUTH SHEEP SHOW @ the Eastern States Exposition Fairgrounds, West Springfield, Massachusetts this weekend. Ellora Chapin had champion AOB ram, and Iris LaRochelle showed the champion AOB ewe. Ellora also showed the 1st and 2nd place AOB JR ewe lambs. Ellora […]

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BSG Youth Show Results

July 5, 2017

The Grand Champion Ram Lamb during the Youth show at the Black Sheep Gathering in Eugene OR is Terra Mia Arthur, owned and shown by Isabelle Pierre. Isabelle is a new youth member, and Arthur is her first lamb in her BFL flock. The Reserve Champion Ram Lamb is owned by Rhiannon Curley, also a […]

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People’s Choice Award!

July 1, 2017

Winning the People’s Choice award in the Black Sheep Gathering fiber arts competition for the third year in a row was BLU board member Karen Szewc’s entry in the Felting:humanoid or critter category.

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Bluefaced Leicester classes full at the recent BSG

July 1, 2017

There was a great turnout for the BFL classes at the recent Black Sheep Gathering, held in Eugene, OR on June 23-25th. The BSG is the site of next year’s BFL National Show. Here are the class standings for the sheep show. Yearling Ram 1) Liongate 2) Terra Mia 3) Liongate Ram Lamb – 11 […]

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Show results from the Maryland Sheep & Wool festival BFL classes

June 21, 2017

Champion Ram – Margaret VanCamp – Pitchfork Ranch Champion Ewe – Ellora Chapin Res CH Ewe – VanCamp Flock – VanCamp Best Fleece – Ellora Chapin Also showing were Meredith Myers-Null and Cathie Shiff. These are all white BFLs; the natural colored BFLs are shown in the natural colored longwool classes. Here is Ellora – […]

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