Champion at Rhinebeck

October 19, 2018

Champion BFL in the Banner show and sale, held at Rhinebeck, NY.  A natural colored ram lamb, shown by BLU member Cathie Cody Shiff, Wit’s End Farm, of Amissville, VA.

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Bluefaced Leicester Union of North America (BLU) History

October 13, 2018

This article was originally published in The Shepherd Magazine. Kelly Ward is the founder of the Bluefaced Leicester Union, and started the breed registry. Here is a portion of her story: Bluefaced Leicester Union of North America (BLU) History Though breeders developed for as a maternal crossing sire in the UK, the Bluefaced Leicester enjoys […]

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BLU board encourages NSIP use

September 15, 2018

In this presentation, BLU board member Meredith Myers-Null explains the plan and points out its possible uses in selecting breeding stock in your BFL flock.   BLU encourages you to look into this program, and see if it is right for you. NSIP National Sheep Improvement Program

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Your 2018 advertising dollars at work

September 13, 2018

As the 2018 sheep show and fiber festival season draws to a close, BLU would like to remind our members of the advertising dollars spent promoting the breed and the breeders during the year. Since 3 of BLU’s stated goals are promotion related: * To engage in the education and promotion of Bluefaced Leicester sheep, […]

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2018 BLU Election approaches

September 12, 2018

Deadline to submit resumes to run for  President or 3 board positions is OCTOBER 25th *** Send resume to BLU breed secretary at 44011 County Rd 23, Coshocton, OH 43812, or email to Timeline for Election: October 25th – Last day to receive resumes for candidacies. Resumes will be posted on the BLU website during the […]

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BFLs featured in the Shepherd magazine

August 25, 2018

Bluefaced Leicesters are featured in the September issue of The Shepherd Magazine. A big THANK YOU to the folks who answered the call and contributed articles and photos to this effort. If you do not receive this magazine, a copy of this issue can be obtained at this site:

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JoCo fair win!

August 15, 2018

Congratulations to Liongate Farm for their Best in Show white BFL fleece at the recent Josephine Co fair in Grants Pass, OR.  

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Deschutes County Fair

August 5, 2018

BFLs show at the Deschutes County Fair, Redmond Oregon. Correy McAtee, , Brin McAtee, and Rhiannon Curley.

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Some photos from the BFL National Show

July 24, 2018

 Breeders Young Flock – Pitchfork Ranch, Swartz Creek, MI Best Fleece – Kieran VanHorsen, Albany, OR   Best Head – 4G Farms, Ellensburg, WA  (also, Res CH Ram) Champion ram (natural colored ram lamb)  Pitchfork Ranch, MI Champion Ewe (white ewe lamb) – Pitchfork Ranch, MI

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Congratulations, Ellora!

July 23, 2018

BLU youth member Ellora Chapin with her champion BFL and first place ewe at the recent NEYSS

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