NCC mule with twins

by President on March 18, 2014

A North Country Cheviot (NCC) mule with her newborn twins, compliments of The Flying Mule farm

2014 BFL National Show update!

by President on March 17, 2014

Hello, Fellow BFL breeders!

Please take note of the following information about the 2014 BFL National Show to be held at the 2014 Michigan Fiber Festival in Allegan, Michigan.

Dates: August  15-17, 2014 (sheep must be penned by 6pm Friday; Show is on Saturday; release is Sunday, 5pm)

Venue and location: Michigan Fiber Festival, Allegan County Fairgrounds, Allegan, Michigan. Website:

Host Hotel : Fairfield Inn Kalamazoo West (special rate of $99 per night if we meet minimum of 10 rooms reserved) 269-353-6400; indicate you are reserving with the Bluefaced Leicester Union group

There will be a dinner for all exhibitors and friends on Saturday. More information to follow.

Anyone interested in sponsoring an award for the show should contact Robina Koenig   Home Phone: 541-350-9205

If you are flying in, the closest airport of size is Grand Rapids – Gerald Ford International.  Rental cars available as well.

If you are planning to attend, with or without sheep, please let me know – it will help tremendously with our planning of this event.

More information regarding all aspects of the show will be forthcoming as the date draws nearer; please mark your calendars TODAY, however. We hope to see many of you there!


Questions? Email or call Margaret Van Camp, chair of show committee: 810-655-4191,

2014 National Show

March 6, 2014

The 2014 BFL National Show will be held during the Michigan Fiber Festival in Allegan MI on August 15 through the 17th. The sheep show will be on Saturday. Watch this site or the BLU website for more information. Please plan to join us in August!

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Don’t forget to register your 2014 lambs!

February 28, 2014
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January Financial Report

February 27, 2014

Attached is the January 2014 Profit & Loss statement. Jan2014FinancialPandL

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President’s notes on Board meeting held February 17, 2014

February 20, 2014

The board met by teleconference the evening of Monday, February 17th.  The treasurer submitted the financial report for the 2013 year, and the board approved it.  You will find the report posted to the BLU website.  The proposed budget for 2014 was discussed and tabled until a few more expense details are available  Over the […]

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2013 Year End Financial Report

February 18, 2014

Here is the 2013 Treasurer’s financial report from January to December. 2013 YTD Financial REport

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Micron Testing Project Results

January 3, 2014

Submitted by Robina Koenig @ Tumble Creek Farm, Bend, Oregon Happy New Year and I hope everyone had a wonderful 2013 as we look forward to 2014. As promised, the Micron Testing Project, approved and paid for by the board, was completed within 2013 with the goal of finding the average micron count for the […]

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A reminder: Don’t forget to register your 2013 lambs now in the year of their birth

November 22, 2013

The fee for registering 2013 lambs in the year of their birth is $5 for members.  It goes up to $10 after they turn a year old, which for practical reasons is January 1st.  

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York County (PA) Fair Show Report

September 19, 2013

By Kyle McCleary York Fair is always a fun fair to be at no matter how you do in the show ring. Breeding sheep are there the first weekend of the fair and are released on Monday. The actual show is not until Sunday around 3 so I have two days to get all my […]

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