Please Plan to Join us for a friendly meal!

by President on May 5, 2016

The Bluefaced Leicester banquet will be at the Timbuktu Restaurant, 1726 Dorsey Rd, Hanover, MD. They have a great menu, and I’m told “anything crab” is excellent! THE BANQUET IS SATURDAY, MAY 7th, AT 7 PM.

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BFL Blending
As part of the National Bluefaced Leicester Show at the Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival, the Bluefaced Leicester Union will be giving a free demonstration on carding and combing Bluefaced Leicester wool. They will demonstrate the best way to work with beautiful, purly BFL locks and how best to manage the small lock structure through the carding and combing process. Hand cards, combs, and a hackle will be used to show you how to transform your BFL fleece into a preparation ready for spinning or felting. Then you’re welcome to try it yourself. Extra cards and combs will be available. They will also have Bluefaced Leicester fleece for you to try out.

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Correction to National Show sheep classes

April 22, 2016

Due to a misunderstanding, and the lack of time and space to add special BFL specific classes, we are posting an updated list of the classes offered for the BFL National Show on May 7&8 during the Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival in Friendship, MD. The sheep show is Saturday AM. Whites and black will […]

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2016 Youth Conservation Program

March 27, 2016

Youth ages 9-18 can help preserve a heritage breed of sheep through the 2016 Youth Conservationist Program. Application deadline is April 1, 2016. I yearling BFL ewe has been donated by Pitchfork Ranch/Somerhill Farm. She is entered in the BFL National show, and so is both top quality, and fitted for show. * Must be […]

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March 25, 2016

Hello from President Margaret VanCamp Many of us have a day or two of free time coming up for Easter or Spring Break. Please use some of this time to do three things: 1. Enter your BFLs in the 2016 National Show at Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival, May 7-8. You can enter them online […]

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Haven’t you heard???

March 19, 2016

The BFL National Show is Saturday, May 7th at the Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival. Information about the sheep show, fleece & skein competitions, banquet, hotel accommodations, and other planned events on the “About BLU” – national show information drop-down menu above.

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Updated information on the BFL National Show

March 6, 2016

The 6th Bluefaced Leceister National Show will be held during the Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival on May 7 & 8, 2016. The sheep show will be on Saturday, May 7th. There will be separate classes for white and natural colored, with special awards given. A list of these classes can be found under the […]

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Complete list of sheep classes for the BFL National Show

February 10, 2016

Classes for the BFL National Show on May 7&8 during the Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival in Friendship, MD. The sheep show is Saturday AM. If you are interested in sponsoring a special award for one of the classes, please contact the breed secretary at somerhill@earthlink.net Whites and black will be shown separately, in two […]

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Sleepy Sheepy

February 10, 2016

Grindstone Ridge Farm shares a photo of Rosie, a 7 year old BFL ewe, and Naboo, a yearling BFL relaxing. Rosie has taken advantage of “the nice soft pillow”.

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Sponsors for 2016 National Show needed

February 7, 2016

Please put the Sixth National BFL Show on your calendar— May 7 & 8 at the Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival! BLU is accepting sponsors*** for the awards for this show – both for the sheep show and the special fiber events. If you would like to sponsor an award the cost is $50 per […]

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