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 different shows

Individual and pair classes. Each exhibitor is allowed two entries per class (except in pair classes, where one pair equals one entry)

1. Aged ewes (over 2 years old)

2. Pair of aged ewes

3. Yearling ewes

4. Pair of yearling ewes

5. Ewe lambs

6. Pair of ewe lambs

Champion and reserve ewe *

7. Aged rams

8. Yearling rams

9. Ram lambs

10. Pair of ram lambs

Champion and reserve ram*

Group and special classes: each exhibitor allowed one entry per class.

11. Pen of three lambs / young flock (2 ewe lambs, 1 ram lamb)*

12. Get of sire (any three sheep sired by the same ram)*

13. Flock (2 ewe lambs, 2 yearling ewes, 1 ram)*

14. Best head, ram (white only)*

15. Best head, ewe (white only)*

16. Best fleece*

*sponsored award class (winners will receive an award in addition to a ribbon)
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Sleepy Sheepy

by President on February 10, 2016

SleepySheepy
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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National Show Hotel Info

January 31, 2016

The Bluefaced Leceister National Show will be held during the Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival on May 7 & 8. The sheep show will be on Saturday, May 7th. There will be separate classes for white and natural colored, with special awards given. Plans for a special fiber show are also being made. The show […]

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Lambs are arriving!

January 29, 2016

Kat Bierkens of Terra Mia shares these photos of proud mama “Ada” and her brand new daughter.

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Ohio lambs enjoying recent snowstorm

January 24, 2016
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Summary of board meeting held January 6, 2016

January 23, 2016

The BLU board met for its organizational meeting on January 6th at 7PM EST. All board members were in attendance, including newly elected VP Joan Chapin of IN and board member Carol Densmore of MI. President Margaret VanCamp welcomed them to the board, and also recognized outgoing members Jared Lloyd and Cindy Cieciwa for their […]

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National Show Update!

January 21, 2016

The Bluefaced Leceister National Show will be held during the Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival on May 7 & 8. The sheep show will be on Saturday, May 7th. There will be separate classes for white and natural colored, with special awards given. Plans for a special fiber show are also being made. The show […]

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2016 Membership Dues

December 7, 2015

Don’t forget to pay your 2016 membership dues. They must be paid by March 1st to remain a member in good standing. Go to the membership tab above, print a workorder, write the check to BLU, and mail to the address on the form. Thank you!!

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2015 Election Results

December 7, 2015

The BLU board election is completed. Our new Vice President is Joan Chapin of Indiana. Heather Landin was re-elected to her second term on the board. Elected to her first term is Carol Densmore of Michigan. Please join me in congratulating them. The first board meeting of 2016 is scheduled for January 6th at 7PM […]

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