My Day with the YCP

Maggie, donor Brenda Lelli of Beechtree Farm, and Greystone By Maggie Hoffman Hi, my name is Maggie Hoffman and this year I won a Bluefaced Leicester yearling ram through the Youth Conservation Program. The Youth Conservation Program's mission is to encourage the youth to raise and show heritage breeds of sheep such as the Bluefaced … Continue reading My Day with the YCP

Of interest from the British BFL association

We are holding a meeting for those interested in hearing about the Bluefaced Leicester Association Performance Recording Scheme and our new “Performance Mule” initiative for the promotion of Mules sired by high index Bluefaced Leicester sires. The “Performance Mule” initiative will help us supply the ever growing market for commercial ewes sired by high index … Continue reading Of interest from the British BFL association

BLU board member makes national sheep news

BLU board member Jared Lloyd was recently interviewed for a Sheep Industry News article.  The article focuses on his flock expansion using Shetland and BFL genetics in a large western commercial flock.

Another well deserved show win

From Robina Koenig, Bend Oregon Deschutes County Fair(Oregon), held Aug 2-7, 2011. There were 12 champion rams in the class from long, medium and fine fleeced with both natural colored and whites represented. Theo won the Supreme Ram under judge Pat Arias from Manteca, California. Robina's yearling BFL ewe also won reserve champion ewe overall. … Continue reading Another well deserved show win